Governor Rick Snyder’s administration is looking at making changes to state tax laws early in 2018. That’s after it discovered the new federal tax law could have an impact on Michigan resident’s wallets.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws authorizing additional outdoor recreation and land acquisition projects in 87 communities while also lifting a state prohibition against switchblades.


The Latest on the Legislature’s consideration of economic development tax incentives (all times local):

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is starting a new effort to make Michigan’s Legislature part-time.

Eastern Michigan University has approved a 3.9 percent tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year.


The Michigan Legislature has approved funding for 114 public recreation projects, ending — for now — a dispute over senators’ attempt to fund even more.

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The ballot campaign to adopt a part-time Legislature amendment in Michigan decided to skip getting its petition approved by a state elections board.

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Lawmakers show a bipartisan lack of enthusiasm toward part-time legislature. 


2018 election for Legislature already attracting candidates. 

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Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature have introduced long-expected legislation to close the school employees' pension system to new hires and provide them a 401(k) only.

Concealed Carry Bills In Front Of House Committee

May 17, 2017
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Gun rights are up for debate in the state legislature again.


House Bill would add police, firefighters and other first responders to the state hate crime law. 

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Bill protects privacy of parents who surrender newborn. 

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Bill would make shining laser at aircraft a state crime. 

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Anti-Sharia law bill introduced in Michigan House