Michigan lawmakers urge Congress to require a balanced federal budget By Jake Neher
Michigan is joining at least 17 other states in calling for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
On Wednesday, the state Senate gave final approval to a resolution formally asking Congress to call a constitutional convention to consider the amendment. It would take 34 total states to compel Congress to call a constitutional convention.
The Bay County Sheriff's Department is asking for help finding a man missing for close to two weeks. Twenty-five-year-old Alex Schuhmacher was last seen at around 2 p.m. on March 14, when he left a job interview at Logan's Roadhouse in Saginaw Township.
Bay County Sheriff's Department asks for help finding missing man Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 11:40 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:23 PM EDT BAY COUNTY (WJRT) - (03/26/14) - The Bay County Sheriff's Department is asking for help finding a man missing for close to two weeks.
UPDATE 4:52 PM Rick Pluta is reporting that no decision was reached in today's hearing. The trial is likely to go to the Supreme Court which is not likely to decide another same-sex marriage case before its next session. Attorneys seeking to overturn Michigan’s ban say holding up recognition of same-sex marriages hurts families with children.
ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) -- The term "yooper" is getting recognition in the dictionary.
Residents of Michigan's Upper Peninsula call themselves "yoopers." The Daily Press of Escanaba and MLive.com report officials announced Monday that the term will appear in the 2014 edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, which goes on sale next month.
Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 11:23 am
This is it. The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act this year is March 31. With time running out, the questions about how the health law and the exchanges work keep pouring in. Here are a few more to check out while the clock ticks down.
My son will be 19 in May. I claim him as a dependent on my taxes. If I don't provide for his medical coverage and he is unemployed and makes no income, how is he supposed to pay his penalty? Or are they going to take his penalty out of my tax return because he is a dependent on my return?
ANN ARBOR - Anti-Israel protesters are in the second week of a sit-in at the offices of the University of Michigan student government to protest its failure to vote on a resolution calling for a boycott over Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Michigan Democrats next month. The Michigan Democratic Party announced Sunday that Clinton will speak at the annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner, which is scheduled for April 26 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
The Michigan governor's office says state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out a state ban on gay marriage.