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Bills you may have missed, from vaccine incentives to regulating meat...

Michigan residents could claim a $100 tax credit for getting a COVID-19 vaccine and driver’s licenses would be extended under bills recently introduced in...

Column: The Legislature needs to strengthen unemployment insurance, not weaken it

COVID-altered life in Michigan continues to reveal the inadequacy of many of our state’s social policies and safety net systems, and a new report...

Senate unanimously passes $4.4 billion in federal funds for K-12 schools

Through a unanimous vote Tuesday, the state Senate passed more than $4 billion in federal COVID-19 relief aid to Michigan’s K-12 schools. The passage of...

Whitmer unveils plan to boost jobs, childcare with federal COVID relief...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced a new plan to invest in Michigan workers and small businesses by using a portion of federal relief...

Michigan Senate panel votes to chop corporate taxes

Updated, 2:19 p.m., 6/3/21 with additional comments The GOP-led Michigan Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday convened to discuss and vote on various bills seeking to...

Why the state lottery stayed successful during the pandemic, while other...

Casinos were closed in Michigan for months after the pandemic hit the state in March, but that didn’t stop Michiganders from playing their odds...

Students and schools are struggling during the pandemic. Here’s what’s in...

Many Michigan students are struggling with academic performance and social and emotional health, teachers are suffering from burnout and colleges are experiencing plunging enrollment...

With federal stimulus, experts now foresee a big revenue upswing for...

Michigan budget experts are now estimating a much more optimistic economic outlook for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 than was estimated four months ago, thanks...

Whitmer, GOP leaders agree to negotiate budget, COVID orders

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and GOP leaders in the Legislature struck a deal Thursday evening to work together on next year’s budget, COVID-19 relief spending...

Business, education leaders blast House cuts to big universities

Business leaders from across the state and the University Research Corridor (URC) of Wayne State University, Michigan State University and University of Michigan say...

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