Michigan Legislature

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker has quit his job and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor as part of a plea deal. This creates the first vacancy of this session of the Legislature. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder focused much of the annual State of the State address on his achievements as governor, while also, insisting there is more work to be done.


Michigan Legislature Officially Open For Session

Jan 11, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  The Michigan legislature is back in session Wednesday . 

Nancy Camden

Former Michigan lawmaker Ken Sikkema says he is disappointed that criminal justice reform did not pass before lawmakers adjourned for the year. But Sikkema says he believes the legislature will take the issue up again in the new session. 


State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The lame duck session is quickly drawing to a close in Lansing. With only a few days left lawmakers are evaluating their priorities before the end of the year. 

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