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LANSING — Michigan's Republican-led Legislature has backed letter grades for public schools, narrowly endorsing a statewide accountability structure that would begin in 2019. Read More
Proposed bill would allow pilot projects for pharmacist consultations via video.
The Michigan Senate recently gave unanimous approval to a measure sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, that could lead to new approaches in the way medical prescriptions are delivered to the end-user. Read More
The state's House Regulatory Reform Committee passed legislation Tuesday, HB 4277, that would create a “conditional” or temporary liquor license for applicants of on- and off-premises establishments — while a full background investigation is conducted by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Read More
A hectic last minute push by coalition succeeds in getting ‘better’ PPT bill.
During the waning moments of the state Legislature’s lame duck session, House Speaker Jase Bolger told a contingent of local government officials and business representatives they had an hour to find 56 votes to ratify a version of the Personal Property Tax phaseout legislation that contained an acceptable revenue reimbursement plan. Read More
Two bills Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed into law should perk up the ears of retail owners. Read More
LANSING — Legislation aiming to eliminate $600 million in taxes businesses annually pay on computers and equipment has cleared the Michigan Senate. Read More
LANSING — Over the chants of thousands of angry protesters, Republican lawmakers made Michigan a right-to-work state Tuesday, dealing a devastating and once-unthinkable defeat to organized labor in a place that has been a bastion of the movement for generations. Read More