State Government

Finding Aids and Search Engines

Michigan Law & Government Resources
A one-stop shop for all branches, agencies, and more for Michigan.

Michigan Government Search
A Google search specifically for Michigan government sites.
The official state of Michigan website provides a gateway to all the state’s services and information.

Agencies of the State of Michigan
This is an annotated list of databases produced by Michigan State Agencies listed by producing agency.

Where To Find What From Michigan Government Departments

Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
Available Michigan Vital Records from as early as 1867. You can order a record online, and print an application to order by mail or to change a record.

Find information about prisons and access the Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS) to locate Michigan prisoners and parolees.

Criminal Record Search
Anyone can search the official Michigan State Police Criminal History record database for $10.00 per search, using MasterCard or Visa. It’s updated daily with felony and misdemeanor arrests, plus charge and conviction information provided by law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, and courts in Michigan.

Programs, services, grants, reports, and statistics including MEAP and School District financial information.

Health and Human Services
The public assistance, child, and welfare agency. Site has child care and adult care facilities search, and contact information for county offices.

Housing Development Authority
Administers housing programs for low to moderate income families, elderly people, and people with disabilities.

Labor Market Information
Statistics and reports about Michigan’s labor market, unemployment, and affirmative action.

LARA: Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

State license search and information about requirements for occupations.

Map Gallery
Useful maps of Michigan’s legislative districts, school districs, census tracts, and more.

Michigan Manual
Reference manual of Michigan history, constitutional development, government organizations, and institutions. Older editions available in the Local History Department.

Michigan Public Notices
Compilation of public notices published anywhere in Michigan.

Traffic Crash Facts
Nearly every statistic you’ll need on traffic accidents in Michigan.

Michigan’s official travel site, with links to lodging, attractions, outdoor fun, and driving tours.

Unclaimed Property
Search for your unclaimed property in Michigan.

Helping Hand
This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need.

Healthy Michigan Plan 
You might be eligible to enroll.