Tag: legislation

A sign on a gate reads "Mask required for entry"

August 18, 2021

Republican lawmakers have moved from being against state mandates to mandating what businesses can and cannot do with regard to COVID.

a woman counts a stack of dollar bills

June 21, 2021

A bill being considered by lawmakers would provide $100 tax credits to people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

a box marked "official election drop box"

June 3, 2021

Opponents call it a “poll tax” and vow to fight it in the courts.

A paper ballot in an envelope.

May 25, 2021

State lawmakers have unveiled a raft of proposals to change Michigan’s elections. Voting rights groups say they reek of voter suppression.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

March 10, 2021

The governor vetoed some spending that would have limited health department authority.

The state House chamber in Lansing.

March 4, 2021

State Republicans play politics as they tie some spending to limits on health department authority.

the state capital building in Lansing

February 26, 2021

The $1.9B spending bill has been chided by opponents as too small and ineffectual.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer during an online press conference

January 20, 2021

The new plan, funded almost entirely with federal money, would improve vaccine distribution and help schools go back to in-person classes.

a person holding money

December 21, 2020

$465M relief bill would fund unemployment, business assistance. State House could pass it Monday.

a person washing their hands

December 18, 2020

State lawmakers agreed to halt water shutoffs until the end of March.