Michigan Legislature

Whitmer urges Republicans to pass COVID-19 relief bill

17 hours ago
Courtesy Governor Whitmer's Twitter

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is urging the state’s Republican-led legislature to pass her Covid-19 relief plan. The bills include tax breaks for businesses and money for food and rent assistance.

Courtesy Michigan.gov

There will be heightened security at the state Capitol as the Michigan Legislature opens its 2021-2022 session tomorrow (WED).

Courtesy senate.michigan.gov

A group of Michigan Democratic lawmakers is demanding an immediate ban on firearms in the state Capitol building.

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The Legislature wrapped up its 2019 and 2020 session on Monday. One of its final acts was House approval of a $465-million-dollar budget bill to provide assistance to workers, businesses, and hospitals affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Courtesy Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Facebook

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Legislature’s Republican and Democratic leaders spoke again today (TUE) about year-end priorities. The governor is still trying to strike a bargain with GOP leaders on plans to address the COVID-19 crisis.