Items Tagged with 'Bill Schuette'


Michigan sues feds over rule on public school bathrooms

July 12, 2016
| By AP
Michigan and nine states have sued the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, joining a dozen other states in the latest fight over LGBT rights. Read More

Michigan plugs into Apple price-fixing settlement

June 21, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan consumers are expected to get as much as $10.1 million as part of a settlement with Apple stemming from a 2012 electronic books price-fixing lawsuit. Read More

Attorney general investigates Grand Rapids veterans home

May 25, 2016
| By AP
Michigan's attorney general has announced that his office is investigating allegations of mistreatment at a state-run nursing home for veterans in Grand Rapids and is encouraging potential victims and witnesses to come forward. Read More

Attorney general authors 'Big Lessons from a Small Town'

October 9, 2015
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has published a book where he shares a number of life lessons he’s learned over the years. Read More

Michigan sues feds over immigration order

December 10, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said he's joined other state attorney generals who are challenging President Barack Obama's executive order easing the nation's immigration procedures. Read More

Schuette urges US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case

November 25, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and supporters of gay marriage have at least one thing in common: They want the nation’s highest court to use a Michigan case to settle the legality of same-sex nuptials. Read More

Schuette says dredging plan cannot tap Natural Resources Trust Fund

April 23, 2013
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal Attorney General Opinion on Monday, stating that the Natural Resources Trust Fund, as created in the Michigan Constitution, cannot be used for the maintenance of existing public recreation facilities, including dredging of harbors. Read More

Another ‘Obamacare’ decision coming to Lansing

Up until now, elected officials have strongly resisted federal health care initiative.

January 5, 2013
For the most part, state officials have done everything possible to avoid taking part in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which goes into effect in earnest in 2014. Read More

Are 35,000 state employees exempt from right-to-work law?

December 18, 2012

While there will likely be several legal challenges to the state's new right-to-work law, there is one challenge that may have the strength to beat it.

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State attorney general charges former exec in mortgage-processor probe

November 26, 2012
| By AP
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has brought a racketeering charge against the former president of a mortgage document processing company. Read More