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Bills To Protect Student Data Advance In Legislature

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Student data would be protected under legislation progressing in the Michigan Legislature.

The Senate voted unanimously Wednesday for two bills the sponsor says are designed to safeguard students’ privacy and regulate how data is stored. 96 more words


Michigan Legislature OKs Roads Plan With Gas, Fee Hikes

By DAVID EGGERT/Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – The Michigan Legislature narrowly approved a plan to boost road spending late Tuesday, a major step toward resolution on the issue after months of contentious wrangling and years of debate. 797 more words


Income tax cut talks to blame for road funding impasse

LANSING, Mich. — While the state’s roads aren’t getting any better, neither are the negotiations over how to pay to fix them.

Legislative leaders in both parties on Tuesday walked away from closed door meetings, claiming they’d reached an impasse. 894 more words


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