Michigan Legislature

Income Tax Cut Dies In Early Morning House Vote

Feb 23, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) In the first vote of the session, Republican leaders in the state House came up short. In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the House took a roll call vote on legislation that would roll back the state income tax. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) An income tax rollback, a more transparent government and reducing auto insurance rates - those are some of the main priorities for House Republicans during this session. They rolled out the plan Thursday. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker has quit his job and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor as part of a plea deal. This creates the first vacancy of this session of the Legislature. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder focused much of the annual State of the State address on his achievements as governor, while also, insisting there is more work to be done.


Michigan Legislature Officially Open For Session

Jan 11, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  The Michigan legislature is back in session Wednesday . 

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