Brian Calley

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) There’s a bipartisan effort at the state Capitol to ban special education teachers from secluding and restraining students. Under the legislation, teachers could still restrain and seclude special needs students in emergency situations. 

WMUK

Governor Rick Snyder is downplaying the possibility of taking a cabinet position if a Republican wins the White House next year. 

(MPRN-Lansing) The sale or possession of powdered alcohol will soon be outlawed in Michigan, with exceptions for hospitals and researchers at universities. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A state task force says it should be more important to get medical care for people who overdose on illegal drugs than it is to prosecute them. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University cut the ribbon Friday on a new program to help people with autism and related disorders. Michigan Lieutenant-Governor Brian Calley was among those on hand for the event. Calley says it shouldn't be a surprise that the Western Evaluation Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, or WECAN, is in Kalamazoo.

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