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(MPRN-Lansing) Flint could name its own experts to oversee the response to the city’s drinking water crisis under a bill just sent to the state Senate floor. 


(MPRN-Undated) A federal appeals court has upheld Michigan’s emergency manager law. As part of the decision, a panel of judges held there is no fundamental right to vote for local government officials. 

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(MPRN-Holland) Governor Rick Snyder has signed the state budget for the coming fiscal year. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A group challenging Michigan’s emergency manager law is asking a federal appeals court in Cincinnati to order a trial in the case. 

"The increasingly controversial emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools is stepping down. Darnell Earley will be leaving the district Feb. 29, according to Gov. Rick Snyder. In a statement Tuesday morning, Snyder said he will appoint a replacement before the end of the month. The statement said Earley notified Snyder Tuesday. (Detroit News)