State Government

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers in Lansing might not try to do away with the state income tax after all; but, they are still looking to reduce it. A new version of the bill would gradually cut the tax from 4.25% to 3.9%. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Tax breaks for companies that build on blighted land is quickly making its way through the state Senate. But it could hit a roadblock in the state House. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is making a push toward fixing Michigan’s infrastructure. One statewide construction agency is trying to figure out the most cost effective way to fix the roads, bridges, and sewers. 

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. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State House Republicans are aggressively pushing through an income tax cut and rollback, despite numerous questions raised during a committee hearing about what funding cuts could happen in other areas if the bill passes. 

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