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Michigan Senate panel votes to repeal prevailing wage law

LANSING, MI (AP) – A Michigan Senate committee has voted to repeal a law that requires union-scale wages for construction workers on state-financed public works projects. 104 more words

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No Summer Vacation? Senate Adds Days To Session Schedule After Road-Funding Rejection

LANSING (AP) – The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.

Lawmakers typically break in June and don’t return until September except for holding an occasional session if needed. 134 more words

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No summer vacation? Senate adds days to session schedule

LANSING, MI (AP) – The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot. 108 more words

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Senate Will Spend 30 Days In Session This Summer

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – The Michigan Senate Majority Floor Leader has announced the senate will be in session throughout the summer.

Senator Mike Kowall, senate majority floor leader says it’s necessary. 88 more words

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Michigan Senate Leader Hints At Resignation Of Senator Facing Assault Charges

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – The leader of the Michigan Senate says a senator facing criminal charges should give “serious consideration” to whether or not he can still serve his constituents. 355 more words

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Senate Moves Spending Plans For State Departments, Education

LANSING, MI (AP) – The Michigan Senate has approved $53.9 billion in budget bills setting spending for state departments and public education.

A bill setting $15.9 billion in spending for K-12 schools, community colleges and universities passed mostly along party lines Tuesday. 92 more words

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Dems Still Fighting $134 Million Senate Move

The state budget is expected to be front and center at the state capitol Tuesday and Nick Perreault explains some democrats are making a final push to stop what they feel is a multi-million dollar mistake. 332 more words

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