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Lawmakers eye higher speed limits

LANSING — A new package of bills could result in higher speed limits on state roads across Michigan. Read More

Is mass transit the answer to road woes?

April 24, 2015
LANSING — The May 5 ballot proposal to raise sales taxes for road improvements might be just a start toward fixing the state’s transportation needs. Read More

New bills aim to close the gender-wage gap

April 24, 2015
LANSING — Employers could be required to release gender-based wage information and the state could be required to report unequal wage data under a package of bills aiming to close the wage gap between men and women in Michigan. Read More

Better voter turnout needed

March 20, 2015
LANSING — With voter turnout in Michigan steadily declining, some lawmakers and state officials are looking for ways to make voting easier. Read More

Student loan tax credits could keep graduates in Michigan

Some are skeptical of the cost to the state, however.

February 6, 2015
LANSING — A bill to provide tuition tax credits for people paying off student loans is designed to keep young graduates in Michigan, but not everyone is convinced the plan will work. Read More