Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed another budget plan from the Michigan legislature over an impasse of emergency powers she's used to lift and enact restrictions during the pandemic.
The disclosure from the Michigan legislature follows intense criticism of the governor for two high-end payments to former public employees who left the job.
Michigan is one of just two states that exempt the governor's office and the legislature from open-records requests. Efforts to end exemptions have died in the state Senate in recent years.
Amber McCann, Mike Shirkey's deputy chief of staff and press secretary who has worked with three GOP senate majority leaders will start work in the department's public information and education office.
Mike Shirkey finds himself at the center of controversy after a video posted online filmed him describing the Capitol Riot on Jan. 6 a "hoax" and "all staged."
Some MSP officials under investigation after using the encrypted messaging app "Signal."
The state GOP has blocked appointees from the governor twice now after rejecting 13 nominees last week. Republicans in the legislature want more input in pandemic restrictions ordered by the health department.
During a call with media, Gov. Whitmer said the GOP's decision to withhold funds for education unless she relinquished authority over in-person learning rules in school "cruel."
Michigan State Capitol protests are quiet amid heavy police and military presence.
Michigan's Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey says he tested positive for COVID-19 over Christmas break. He believes he caught it during a visit to the House when he removed his mask for 25 minutes to listen to a colleague's remarks.
Attorney General Dana Nessel Nessel fears something like that could happen here. Less than 24 hours after the riots in DC, our state capitol had to be evacuated because of a bomb threat.
On Wednesday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer blocked a Republican bill that would kill emergency public health orders after 28 days unless it had legislature approval.
Michigan is close to clarifying that veterinarians can consult with pet owners on the use of products derived from marijuana or hemp to help animals' health.
Tom Casperson, a former state lawmaker from the Upper Peninsula who cast a key vote to expand Medicaid and built alliances with labor unions, has died at age 61.
Michigan State Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey was mobbed by activists at the Detroit airport Friday morning as he prepared to fly to meet with President Donald Trump.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to announce bipartisan legislation Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
John James said Thursday he refused to concede defeat to Senator Gary Peters for Michigan's second Senate seat.
The 2020 general election is scheduled for Nov. 3. For anyone planning on voting, there's plenty of ways for residents to get registered and cast their ballot.
Sen. Dayna Polehanki spoke to FOX 2 about her safety concerns and what the intent of her impassioned speech was.
Michigan lawmakers passed a state budget on Wednesday that avoids major cuts that had been feared due to the COVID-19 pandemic.