Legislators from Washington to Lansing are taking much of the month of August off, but there is still political news.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her first trip back to West Michigan last week.
The last couple of weeks have been particularly busy for politics in the middle of summer.
Last week was a particularly busy one for the Michigan government.
When Lt. Gov. Calley made an announcement on Mackinac Island, many people thought it would be the beginning of his race for governor.
The election for governor is more than a year away, and that’s just the primary.
The argument over health care took center stage in Washington again this week.
There was a breakthrough of sorts in Lansing which it means that the budget for next year will likely be done as early as next week.
Thousands gathered on Mackinac Island this week for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
State Sen. John Proos talks about taking steps to be proactive with criminal justice reform.
Rep. Dan Kildee discusses the appointment of a special counsel and what he thinks could come out of the Trump-Russia investigation.
Political Reporter Rick Albin talk to Rep. Bill Huizenga about his take on President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
This week the House passed both a $1.1 trillion bill to fund the government and a bill to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act.
Legislators are back to work in Lansing and the budget process in Michigan is moving along on schedule.
The Michigan Legislature is back to work in Lansing, and first issue on their agenda will be the budget.