City hall, county government and the state legislature
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes. Read More
LANSING — Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labeling for such products. Read More
In third State of the City address, Bliss details progress of 2017, challenges for 2018.
The positive developments in Grand Rapids last year happened because of community partnerships, according to Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. She said teamwork will be even more essential heading into a challenging 2018. Read More
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder is ordering all state government facilities to provide recycling services within a year. Read More
Proposal to increase landfill dumping fees would generate much of the funding.
A new $79-million-per-year proposal from Gov. Rick Snyder would increase funding to protect Michigan’s environment, including $45 million to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites. Read More
Organization estimates Michigan’s economy would take $389M hit if Dreamers are relocated.
Amid contentious congressional debate about immigration policy, including the future of the Dreamers program, a new report sheds light on one important aspect of the controversy surrounding immigration — its impact on the U.S. economy. Read More