By Associated Press | 02/25/14 02:16 PM
Democrat Debbie Dingell will run for the House seat currently held by her husband, John, who announced this week that he will retire after the longest congressional career in history, a Democratic official said Tuesday.
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:37 AM
Residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township are expected to vote in May on a proposed public transit tax to raise nearly $4.4 million in annual funding to implement a five-year transit improvement plan.
By Ken Thomas | 02/24/14 09:35 AM
Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, will announce his retirement on Monday, a person familiar with his plans said.
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/22/14 11:43 AM
While Julie Boonstra of Dexter, Mich., struggles to survive leukemia, she now also has to cope with being called a liar by the Democrat who wants to be her next senator. And the campaign of Rep. Gary Peters is also going after television stations airing ads in which her story is featured,...
02/20/14 08:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday pitched a revised overhaul of Michigan's auto insurance system that would cut premiums and curtail unlimited medical benefits for people catastrophically injured in crashes. Speaker Jase Bolger said the wide-ranging plan ensures drivers...
02/20/14 09:23 AM
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan's income tax rate would drop two-tenths of a percentage point over the next two years and go down more in the future if tax revenue increases by a minimum amount under bills approved Wednesday by a House committee. With the 12-2 votes, there are now four separate...
By Associated Press | 02/20/14 08:25 AM
A judge said he will decide in two to three weeks whether bond insurers' claims that the millions of dollars they are owed by Detroit should be considered secured debt during the city's bankruptcy.
02/19/14 04:45 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's income tax rate would drop two-tenths of a percentage point over the next two years and go down more in the future if tax revenue increases by a minimum amount under bills approved Wednesday by a House committee. With the 12-2 votes, there are now four...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/18/14 11:01 AM
So far unacknowledged by Land is that during her tenure, Michigan became a hotbed of identification fraud, which fell under her office's purview — and that her department did not grasp the scope of the problem until the federal government stepped in.
02/14/14 06:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An administrative court that hears appeals about taxes in Michigan says it's eliminated a backlog of 40,000 cases and launched efforts to make the system more user-friendly. The Michigan Tax Tribunal says its enhanced website now has electronic filing and case management...
02/11/14 03:21 PM
DeWine TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Friday against a Monroe, Michigan-based car dealership for allegedly using deceptive advertisements. Monroe Dodge-Chrysler Inc., doing business as Monroe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Superstore, sells...
By Brian Hughes | 02/07/14 03:16 PM
President Obama signed a long-term farm bill in Michigan on Friday, praising the bipartisan legislation as a “good sign” for future dealmaking in Washington. Obama framed the signing of the $100-million-a-year bill as proof that leaders could put aside constant bickering to get big-ticket...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 01:07 PM
President Obama boarded Air Force One this morning together with the 949-page, $956 billion farm bill, which he plans to sign at the Michigan State University on Friday. The president was accompanied by White House press secretary Jay Carney, Senior Advisors Dan Pfeiffer and Valerie Jarrett....
02/03/14 10:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder this week will propose spending roughly 3 percent more on K-12 public education next school year, a step he said would increase state-based funding of schools by more than $1 billion since he took office three years ago.
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:15 AM
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — The voice of late actor and gun advocate Charlton Heston is being used in a Republican's run for the Michigan House. Gary Glenn said Friday he's using excerpts from two ads Heston recorded. One was for a 1986 campaign to pass right-to-work legislation in Idaho, and...
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