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Michigan Looks To Create Tax-Free Accounts For Disabled

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Legislature is voting to let residents with disabilities open tax-free savings accounts to pay for long-term needs such as education and housing. 118 more words


Legislature approves $4.3M to shore up districts' preschool funds

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Legislature is adding $4.3 million to the new state budget to ensure school districts receive the same amount of funding for preschool slots as this year. 100 more words


House panel approves bill making it crime to coerce an abortion

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Pressuring a woman to have an abortion against her will would be a criminal act under legislation advancing in the Michigan Legislature. 109 more words


'Yes means yes' bill to go before Michigan Legislature

EAST LANSING, MI (AP) – Two Lansing-area members of the Michigan Legislature say they are introducing a “yes means yes” bill seeking to prevent sexual assault. 100 more words


Michigan: Where the rubber "trumps" the road

My younger brother Greg, his wife Carla and my baseball all-star nephew, Jackson, arrived in the Detroit area on Sunday to begin Team Iowa’s quest for the Junior League World Series title. 530 more words


Lying, cheating, scheming MI GOP Rep plays #TheGodCard ... updated

Ex-aides and recordings: Michigan lawmaker asked aide to conceal relationship Lansing — State Rep. Todd Courser planned the distribution of a fictional email alleging he had sex with a male prostitute in a bid to conceal his relationship with Rep. 149 more words

Michigan House approves bill prohibiting local wage agreements

LANSING, MI (AP) – Governments would be prohibited from setting local minimum wages or other employer requirements under a bill moving through the Michigan Legislature. 202 more words