Michigan Republicans to take up limits on Democrats’ powers
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 () LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans who control Michigan’s Legislature were poised Wednesday to begin voting on bills that would strip campaign-finance oversight power from the Democratic secretary of state-elect and give lawmakers authority to stand up for GOP-backed laws if the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general drop the state’s defense. The lame-duck moves would […]
Just a day after Wisconsin Republicans approved a package of bills intended to restrict the powers of incoming Democratic leaders, Michigan Republicans advanced a similar effort despite an outcry from Democrats. Reuters reports that the Michigan state Senate voted on Thursday to strip the power to...
Demonstrators chanted and sang as they occupied the rotunda at the Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing on Wednesday, December 12, in a protest a raft of legislation aimed at limiting the power..
There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit the authority of newly elected Democrats. CBS News..
Reuters reports Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are working quickly to pass legislation in attempts to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials, after they lost control of their..
Effort by Michigan Republicans is the latest proposal assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from voters or incoming Democratic... CBS News - USAlso reported by •Reuters •Seattle Times •NYTimes.com •The News Articles