| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Michigan's anti-bullying bill becomes law Tuesday when Governor Rick Snyder signs it.
The law requires all schools in the state to have official policies against bullying. The bill is called "Matt's Safe School Law," after Matt Epling, who killed himself...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:08 AM
If you've been traveling to purchase illegal fireworks to use here at home, some of them just became legal in Michigan.
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday that approved the sale of more powerful explosive fireworks in the state....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Michigan State Senate passed a bill today that means one popular West Michigan brewery would be able to continue to operate its cafe while continuing to grow.
Currently, breweries with restaurants are allowed to operate under a Class C license, which...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:42 PM
After the state lgislature approved revised film incentives for filmmakers looking to make movies in Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder has signed the bill into law.
The bills passed the Senate with a 35-3 vote and the House in a 91-15 vote on December 15. \...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:37 AM
A new bill to help vulnerable Michigan residents keep their utilities on this winter was passed by Michigan lawmakers last Thursday, December 15, and signed into law Tuesday by Governor Rick Snyder.
“Maintaining the health and wellbeing of every...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Governor Rick Snyder signed a series of bills Thursday that are said to clarifiy and improve the foreclosure process, and help keep Michigan residents in their homes.
According to a news release, there was a foreclosure filing for 1 in every 149...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:07 PM
In a controversial move, Governor Rick Snyder vetoed a bill that would have allowed public employees to share health benefits with domestic partners.
House Bill 4771, which called for the option of health care coverage for domestic partners of public...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Michigan became the 26th state 175 years ago on January 26, 1837.
Governor Rick Snyder declared the date "Michigan Statehood Day" and urged "every resident to take a moment and reflect on the beauty, greatness and promise of our state.”
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
More bad news for Muskegon Heights Public Schools.
Not only is the district living paycheck to paycheck, but teachers and staff got an email on Monday stating they will not be paid on time this month and possibly in coming months.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill Tuesday intended to help troubled school districts, including Detroit Public Schools, as they work toward financial stability.
The bills are said to allow certain school districts under the supervision of an emergency...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:55 AM
Governor Rick Snyder will unveil his 2013 budget proposal in Lansing Thursday morning. He and other lawmakers will then hold a press conference at 2 p.m.
Many are expecting his budget to emphasize what he talked about in his State of the State...