MichiganVotes Mondays

Senate Republicans can stop Whitmer’s attempts to trade income tax cut for corporate welfare

Whitmer’s great switcheroo must work on a tight timeline. Will Senate Republicans preserve a tax cut for their voters? Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Lawmakers spend a quick $706M of Michigan’s money

More than half the money, $450M, will be spent on state-funded economic development plans Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Michigan bill would ban TikTok on government phones

Bill shows a growing acknowledgement of the U.S. rivalry with China Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Michigan bill would require public sector employees to join unions, which is unconstitutional

MichiganVotes Monday: Bill ignores U.S. Supreme Court ruling that extends right-to-work protections to public sector employees, such as teachers Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

MichiganVotes Monday: These 20 senators missed the most votes last term

21st on the list is Michigan’s new Senate majority leader Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Whitmer signs bill limiting patient isolation at assisted living facilities

MichiganVotes Monday: Senate Bill 450 would cap state-mandated isolation at 30 days Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Whitmer signed 1,000 laws in first term as governor; here’s 8 she vetoed

MichiganVotes Monday takes a look at bills that were passed by lawmakers but vetoed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Will Whitmer sign bill to let patient advocates visit nursing homes?

Senate bill 450 would prevent the isolation of 2020 by outlawing executive orders that keep family members, advocates out Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Michigan bill mirrors Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law

Age-appropriate sex ed for students in grades K-3 is the goal of House Bill 6503 Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Michigan House bill would ban COVID vaccine mandates, but never got a vote

With Democrats taking the gavels in January, it’s unlikely House Bill 4736 will ever pass. Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Rent control could be coming to Michigan mobile home parks

Six of the eight legislators who endorsed the idea will be in the majority next year Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

MichiganVotes Monday: Bill would ban water shutoffs for nonpayment

Water suppliers would be forced to restore any prior shutoff, unless it would harm public health to do so. Read more

MichiganVotes Mondays

Bill would mandate panic buttons at Michigan schools

MichiganVotes Monday kicks off with a look at a school safety bill Read more