Michigan House of Representatives

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The speaker of the state House won’t support a proposal aimed at electing presidents based on the national popular vote.

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Bills that have cleared an initial legislative hurdle would legalize online gambling in Michigan and start the process toward possibly also allowing internet sports betting in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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Victims of childhood sexual assaults would have more time to sue and athletic trainers would be required to report suspected abuse under wide-ranging legislation passing in Michigan after the Larry Nassar case.

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Michigan's public schools would receive their largest increase in base per-student funding in 17 years under a budget plan endorsed by the state House.

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A four-bill package of legislation defining and punishing pyramid schemes has passed the Michigan House.

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The Michigan House wants to direct 4 percent of the Liquor Control Commission's revenue toward fighting substance abuse.

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The Michigan House wants to halt permits that allow sterilizing hunting game — which could potentially draw the curtain on Ann Arbor's endeavors to contain its raging deer population.

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Michigan's House want to give parents free reign in listening to their children's conversations.

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Michigan lawmakers said Thursday that they will introduce more proposals stemming from the fallout of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal that they say has highlighted failures by his former employer, Michigan State University.

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Charter schools could receive the same designation as public schools in a district's millage ballot under a bill narrowly approved by the Michigan House.

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A bill to make English Michigan’s official language cleared the state House Thursday. As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, the debate got fierce at times.


When the Legislature reconvenes next week, two new faces will be added to the state House of Representatives. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth introduces the new representatives.