Michigan Legislature

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

Medical marijuana, protection from discrimination, roads may be debated, but not necessarily see votes before election

The state senate has passed a bill whose purpose is to legalize wolf hunting in the Michigan.

Gongwer News Service reports that the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act is the result of a citizens’ initiative. The groups that backed it say wolves pose a danger to domestic animals. But opponents say those dangers have been exaggerated, and that the issue should go to voters and not be decided by the legislature.

The issue will be on the November ballot if the Michigan House doesn’t act on the bill before September 2.