"I will not be voting yes today. I will be voting hell yes," said State Rep. Jack O'Malley (R-Lake Ann).
The president accused the Republican Chair of the Oversight Committee and the Senate Majority leader of trying to "hide the truth" about the election. The Republican-led investigation found no evidence of fraud.
Any further investigation of theories alleging fraud, including those that looking at Antrim County would be "a complete waste of time" read the report, which found no evidence of fraud.
Under federal law, schools with higher numbers of poor students will receive a larger share of the extra money. Another $2.2 billion was approved for rent and local governments.
The state Senate also recommended $1.5 billion to replace 400 locally-owned bridges - five times as much as what the Michigan governor recommended before cash flowed into the state.
Current loopholes in Michigan's gun laws make it so online and private transactions aren't subjected to background checks. Despite polls showing eight in 10 Americans supporting such measures, the bill is likely to die in the Republican-led Legislature.
Instead of closing the drop boxes before Election Day in Michigan, the bill now proposes to close them three hours before polls close. Opponents to the legislation were not appeased.
The budget plan would send $13 billion to schools, local governments, child care, food and rental assistance, coronavirus testing, and vaccine distribution.
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.