Legislators aim to stop predatory lending

LANSING - Many Michigan legislators will be pushing new measures to register mortgage lenders and prevent predatory practices, as they grapple with the fallout of the sub-prime mortgage crisis."We have to make sure financial institutions are working in a manner that is consistent with the...

Walker urges state cuts, reforms

STATE - Legislators are back to work again to try to find an answer to Michigan's revenue crisis. Because the six percent tax on dozens of Michigan services ignited widespread opposition, debate still continues in the hopes of resolving the state deficit.However,...