Michigan Legislature

New Legislature Sworn In

Jan 15, 2015
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(Lansing-MPRN) The 98th session of the Michigan Legislature is underway. The Michigan Constitution sets the beginning of each two-year session as noon on the second Wednesday in January. 

Michigan Public Radio Network

Governor Rick Snyder has begun his second term as Michigan’s 48th governor. He took the oath of office in a ceremony on the steps of the state Capitol in the freezing cold. 

A compromise is being sought between state House and Senate plans

Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Road funding is one of the major  issues that state lawmakers are trying to pass before the end of the year. 

Aric Nesbitt of Lawton will be new House Majority Floor Leader

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