Michigan House Michigan House Oks Taxes On Out-Of-State Online Retailers By Associated Press • Oct 17, 2019 Pixabay Creative Commons Many out-of-state websites that facilitate online sales in Michigan would have to collect and remit the 6 percent sales tax under legislation approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House. Michigan House Approves E-Cigarette Ban For Minors By Associated Press • May 16, 2019 Cheyna Roth / MPRN Legislation nearing the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer would ban minors from using electronic cigarettes, but it is uncertain if she will sign it. Michigan House Votes To Add Cryptocurrency To Criminal Code By Associated Press • Apr 9, 2019 WKAR-MSU Michigan lawmakers have voted to update various criminal laws to specify that acting illegally for financial gain includes cryptocurrency transactions. Former Candidate Awaits Sentencing In Embezzlement Case By Associated Press • Mar 20, 2019 A former Democratic candidate for the Michigan House who authorities say embezzled about $150,000 when she served as treasurer of another campaign has pleaded no contest in the case. House Takes Over Office Of No-Show Detroit-Area Lawmaker By Associated Press • Nov 24, 2018 Amanda Barberena / WKAR File Photo The speaker of the Michigan House has ordered business staff to run the office of a Detroit-area lawmaker after poor attendance. Bill Allows City To Charge Nonresidents Higher Rates For Using Groesbeck By Katie Cook • Jun 13, 2018 Naina Rao / WKAR-MSU A bill has been passed in the Michigan House and Senate that will allow the City of Lansing to charge nonresidents more than residents for use of Groesbeck Golf Course. Katie Cook reports. Listen Listening... / 0:52 Lawmakers Continue To Roll Out Nassar And MSU Response Legislation By Cheyna Roth • Apr 12, 2018 File Photo / WKAR-MSU State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies. Listen Listening... / 0:38 Bill Cuts Aid To Colleges That Don't Meet Post-Nassar Rules By Associated Press • Apr 12, 2018 WKAR photo Michigan lawmakers voted Thursday to threaten a 10 percent state funding cut for any university that fails to comply with proposed new requirements prompted by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case at Michigan State. Democratic Candidates Fill Two Vacancies In State House By Rick Pluta • Nov 8, 2017 Democrats won two special elections to fill vacancies in the state House. Former Michigan Rep. Vern Ehlers, A Physicist, Dies at 83 By Associated Press • Aug 16, 2017 VoteSmart.org Vern Ehlers, a research physicist and moderate Republican who represented a western Michigan congressional district for 17 years and advocated for Great Lakes cleanup funding, has died. He was 83. Governor Tries To Salvage “Good Jobs” Bills, Meets With House Speaker By Cheyna Roth • Jul 11, 2017 freedomworks.org The state House meets Wednesday and Governor Rick Snyder hopes lawmakers will vote on a controversial set of business tax breaks. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports on a meeting that took place Tuesday between the governor and House Speaker Tom Leonard about the bills. Michigan House OKs Budget With More Funding To Help At-Risk Students By Associated Press • Jun 21, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU The Republican-led Michigan House approved a $56.7 billion budget Tuesday that includes significantly more funding for at-risk students and a modest boost in traditional state aid for K-12 districts.