Late night gas station attendants in Michigan may see increased security at their workplace under a bill making its way through Lansing.
The move would require gas stations to staff at least two employees between 11pm and 5am, or have security cameras installed.
Bills that seek to reduce prison spending in Michigan seem to have momentum going into the last weeks of the Legislature’s 2014 session. Read more
State education officials are preparing to implement new science standards in schools. The state Board of Education could adopt the Next Generation standards as soon as next month.
The Michigan Supreme Court will decide next year whether the state’s right-to-work law applies to unionized civil service employees.
Four unions representing 35,000 state civil service workers filed the challenge.
A plan to change the way Michigan awards its electoral votes for president got largely panned at a state House hearing on Monday.
A state House panel is scheduled to meet Monday to consider changing the way Michigan awards its Electoral College votes for president.
State lawmakers are considering multiple plans that would significantly increase state road funding.
Law enforcement officials in Mt. Pleasant say the decision of voters earlier this month to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, won’t have much of an impact on their operations.
Under the city’s charter, adults 21 and older may use, possess, or transfer less than one ounce of marijuana on private property. Read more
Governor Rick Snyder says he’s not on board with changing how Michigan divvies up presidential electors. A bill that was just rolled out would change Michigan from a winner-take-all state to one that divides the votes between the Democratic and Republican candidates. Read more
Legislation that is expected to raise up to $1.5 billion a year to fix Michigan’s roads has cleared the state Senate. Read more