The backers of a failed petition drive to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law have settled their $1.4-million lawsuit against out-of-state petition circulators whose company failed to collect the required amount of valid signatures.
A group attempting to get paid sick time for Michigan workers is making a second run at the ballot after getting a new petition approved as to form by the Board of State Canvassers on Monday.
Leaders of a statewide group who want recreational marijuana legalized in Michigan turned in 354,000 signatures Wednesday on petitions aimed at putting a question before voters on November ballots.
A pro-marijuana group dropped off more than enough petition signatures in Lansing on Wednesday to get a decriminalization measure on the ballot this November.
The group leading the charge to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law announced Friday that it won’t turn in petitions by the June 1 deadline.
Less than two weeks before initiative petition signatures are due to the state, it's anyone's guess which groups -- if any -- will get their petition certified and a step closer to the November ballot.
On a mostly party-line vote, the Michigan House of Representatives gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that will make it harder to get ballot proposals to a statewide vote.
A planned decision on a 180-day signature window that affects pro-marijuana and anti-fracking ballot drives was delayed Monday after State Board of Canvassers Vice-Chair Norm Shinkle rushed out of the meeting.
Michigan's constitution gives voters the right to propose, via ballot initiative, legislation their elected representatives aren't interested in taking up.