(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. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A task force will release recommendations Monday on how to address the growing problem of addiction to prescription narcotics and heroin. 

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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)