MIRS starts its year-end award series with the naming of its Senator of the Year and its Democrat of the Year. Every year, MIRS recognizes those lawmakers who stood out in the categories of impact, effectiveness and level of activity. History is made on the Senator of the Year category. Which five Senators were nominated? Which five Democrats were nominated?
Also, Gov. Rick Snyder describes how he sees the General Fund shaping up in the next few years? Does he see tax increases in the state's future?