Proposal 1 would make more than 300 term-limited politicians in Michigan once again eligible to run for office.
Michigan Republicans took a step to pass restrictive voting laws using a state quirk that dodges both voters and a gubernatorial veto.
State business and political elites at the Mackinac Policy Conference were challenged by community groups over a Republican plan to pass new restrictions on elections and circumvent a veto from the governor.
At least two more Democrats and a Republican senator failed to report stock transactions last year as a ban on congressional stock trading flounders in a Senate working group.
The state's legislators have previously passed laws that benefited their family businesses, but a new ethics bill would bar voting where personal financial interests are involved.
Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.
The bill now heads to to Gov. Snyder for his signature or veto.