State Government

Lansing Democrats Introduce Paid Sick Leave Bills

Mar 1, 2017
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats in Lansing and President Donald Trump may have finally found an issue they can agree on – paid sick leave. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Some state lawmakers want to offer tax incentives to developers who build on blighted land. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) There’s a lot of turmoil among Republicans in the state House right now. That’s after the GOP leadership took a get-tough approach on Republicans who refused to support an income tax rollback. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says the state will wait until May at the earliest to decide whether to close any of the state’s lowest-performing schools. 

Income Tax Cut Dies In Early Morning House Vote

Feb 23, 2017
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.