Legislators return from break, prepare for summer budget showdown
Legislators have returned from a two-week break and legislative activity seems to be picking up. The House and Senate are expected to report their respective versions of the state budget in early May.
Legislators are currently on a two-week spring break. They will return on Tuesday, April 9 and are scheduled to meet through the end of June. With the budget about a month behind schedule thanks to the new administration,
Lame duck session churning along at full speed
Two weeks down, two weeks to go. Legislators returned after the election for four weeks of session before the end of the year that is known as lame duck session.
Michigan’s still a purple state
It’s official, Michigan voters shifted the political landscape in the state from a reddish-purple to a darker blue purple last night. Democrats won big in statewide races but failed to flip control of the legislature.