Michigan lawmakers began the state's 96th legislative session yesterday in Lansing. We take a quick look at what the headlines across the state have to say about the Legislature's first day:
- The new Legislature is now in session - The Detroit Free Press
- Republicans take over Lansing - The Detroit News
- Optimism grips Michigan Legislature on first day - Lansing State Journal
- Budget, economy top themes as the 96th Michigan Legislature meet - The Associated Press
During their first day in session, lawmakers took the oath of office and elected legislative leaders.