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West Michigan Congress Fred Upton says Paul Ryan is best equipped to become the new Speaker of the House. But it’s not clear right now if the Wisconsin Republican wants the job. 


(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers hope to act quickly this week to help resolve Flint’s water problems. 

"Lansing —The Snyder administration is battling a surge in overdose deaths in Michigan linked to the abuse of pain and anxiety medications — an issue experts say was previously almost invisible to the public outside the families dealing with it." (Detroit News)


(MPRN-Flint) Governor Rick Snyder says he supports a plan to re-connect Flint to the Detroit water system to help address a water contamination crisis in the city. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has overwhelmingly approved bills to overhaul Michigan’s medical marijuana system.