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State Rep. Brenda Carter, D-Pontiac, left, and State Sen. Rosemary Bayer, D-Keego Harbor, join hands during a news conference to call for gun reform, Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Michigan Democrats Advance Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

Gun reforms have been a top priority for Michigan Democrats for years. And now they’re set to carry them to the legislative finish line—with plenty of support from Michiganders.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Jan. 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Lansing.(AP Photo/Al Goldis, file)
Michigan Lawmakers Approve $1B Tax Break Families and Seniors

Legislation approved by the Michigan Senate on Tuesday will provide relief for retirees by phasing out the retirement tax, and help lower-income families by significantly expanding the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit from 6% to a 30% match of the federal rate.