Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Bill To Exempt Graduations From Crowd LimitsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday vetoed Republican-sponsored legislation that would have exempted high school graduation ceremonies from COVID-19 restrictions on Michigan crowd sizes, calling it “half-baked and punchless.”
Michigan House Backs Expungement Of First DUI ConvictionsThe Michigan House passed another bill that would allow people to expunge first-time drunken-driving convictions from their records after five years, hoping the governor won't veto the measure a second time.
Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood BillAdvocates are calling on U.S. Senator Gary Peters to schedule a hearing on a bill for Washington, D.C. statehood.
Michigan High School Athletics Opposes Bill Targeting Transgender StudentsThe bill would ban transgender girls from playing on girls’ teams and block transgender boys from competing with boys.
Michigan House Ties Aid To Giving Virus Powers To CountiesThe Republican-controlled state House approved a nearly $3.6 billion coronavirus relief package Thursday but voted to withhold $2.1 billion for schools unless Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer cedes the state’s authority to prohibit in-person instruction or sports to local health officials.
Whitmer Vetoes Bill To Let 1-Time DUI Offenders Clear RecordGov. Gretchen Whitmer refused to sign a bill that would have let one-time drunken drivers ask a judge to set aside their conviction, despite the measure's broad bipartisan support in the Michigan Legislature.
Gov. Whitmer Signs $106M COVID Relief PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a $106 million plan Tuesday that will provide relief to businesses and fund efforts to fight the economic impact of the coronavirus.
DTE Energy Announces Up To 4% Bill Relief In Summer MonthsDTE Energy says customers will save three to four percent on their bills this summer.
Michigan State Representative Wants To Eliminate Required Training Hours For Barber LicensesState Representative Steven Johnson says the current requirement of 1,800 hours for a license is too high.