Items Tagged with 'Michigan Senate'

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Letter: Let energy proposals go dark

September 16, 2016
Editor: Please contact your state legislators and inform them you “strongly suggest” they vote “no” on a package of energy bills (SB 437, SB 438) reported out of the Senate Energy & Technology Committee and currently before the full Michigan Senate. Read More

What can I say? ‘Gag order’ rules murky

June 28, 2016
Picture it: Lansing, Dec. 12, 2015. It’s the last day of the legislative session. State representatives are weary and trying to cover a lot of ground. Read More

Medical marijuana law may receive upgrades

Attorney says bills may ‘shore up’ some issues occurring at the federal level.

November 27, 2015
A series of three bills that passed through the Michigan House and are now expected to be taken up by the Senate would enhance the state’s medical marijuana law, possibly paving the way for lucrative business ventures. Read More

Education scorecard results drain and diminish state Promise Zones

November 6, 2015
The Michigan Senate in late October approved a bill offered by Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, as part of a bipartisan package to increase the number of state-allowed educational Promise Zones from 10 to 15. Read More

Major revisions to Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act

January 30, 2015
By signing Michigan Senate Bills 623, 624 and 929 on Jan. 15, Gov. Rick Snyder ratified a significant set of revisions to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act that every nonprofit should consider implementing, or at least be familiar with. Read More

Legislators have crowned themselves as king

August 15, 2014
The Michigan Senate last week approved legislation along party lines which, if passed by the House, will supersede a Nov. 4 state ballot question posed for voters. Read More