MIRS Weekly Report

MIRS News

MIRS provides comprehensive news and analysis of state government delivered in written reports detailing the activities of the House, Senate, Judicial and Executive branches of Michigan state government.

Michigan News And Capitol Report, Week Ending, May 10, 2019

House Passes Insurance Reform With Mandated Rate Rollbacks

House Republicans stuck together and, with the support of three Democrats, pushed through sweeping reforms to the state's auto insurance system for the first time since the Michigan's no-fault law was created more than 40 years ago.

show more

Voters Reject Nearly 30% Of Requested Dollars At Polls

Last May, 85 percent of the proposals approved at the ballot box were for schools. Tuesday night, less than 60 percent of the approved proposals will be dedicated to school improvements, as municipalities and counties asked voters for help with a broader range of services.

show more
MIRS News

These news reports are brought to you by MIRS
Learn more at mirsnews.com

Post Labor Day Start, CTE Bills Moves Out Of Committee

Public school district officials wouldn't need to get a waiver from the Department of Education (MDE) if they wanted their schools to start before Labor Day, under legislation that moved out of a House committee Tuesday morning.

show more

Members Frustrated Community College Increase Won't Match Inflation

Community colleges may be among the best places for connecting students to available jobs, but their annual state operational funding will only increase 1%, under a Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending bill that moved out of House subcommittee Thursday morning.

show more