The Michigan Legislature has passed bills intended to crack down on "porch pirates" who steal deliveries. The bills would make it a state-level crime to steal mail, including packages left on doorsteps.
Michigan could be the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered the state health department to issue emergency rules that will prohibit the sale and misleading marketing of flavored nicotine vaping products in the state.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she won't sign a "status-quo" budget. The Democratic governor is stepping up her criticism of Republican legislative leaders for "not offering a viable alternative" to her proposed 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax hike to fix the roads.
Michigan superintendents are sounding the alarm about starting school without knowing how much funding they will receive from the state. For the first time in a decade, no state K-12 budget was in place in July, when districts' fiscal years begin.
Michigan Technological University soon will become the state's first public university to offer competitive gaming, or "esports," at the varsity level. Esports are organized, multiplayer, online video game competitions.