State Government

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state got an idea Thursday of how much money it could have for the next couple years. Economists gathered for the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference Thursday. 

Prevailing Wage To Be Big Issue In Coming Months

Jan 11, 2018
State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Prevailing wage will likely be a hot topic in Lansing this year. That’s the state law that requires workers get paid union-rate wages for state construction projects. 

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature is back in session for 2018, and an early priority is dealing with taxes. Talks are underway to figure out how to make sure the federal tax overhaul doesn’t cause a spike in state income taxes. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) There’s been a shakeup at the agency responsible for Michigan energy policy. People are being re-assigned as the agency’s leader leaves state government for the private sector. 

State Launches New Tool For School Transparency

Jan 10, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan parents now have a new tool to vet their child’s school. The state launched the Parent Dashboard for School Transparency Tuesday. 

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