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(MPRN-Lansing) The state’s licensing department has started to release details about the future of medical marijuana regulation in Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan is facing a new lawsuit over same-sex couple adoptions. The ACLU says the state can’t let adoption agencies that take public money turn away same-sex couples. 

Union Powers Limited By State Board Vote

Sep 21, 2017

(MPRN-Lansing) The number of things state employee unions can bargain for shrunk Wednesday. A state board voted to eliminate their collective bargaining powers on, among other things, seniority and provisions related to overtime and job transfers. 

Duggan And Leonard Huddle On No-Fault Insurance

Sep 20, 2017
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Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) An unlikely alliance has formed to overhaul Michigan’s auto no-fault system. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is asking state Attorney General Bill Schuette for a formal ruling on whether it has the authority to extend housing and employment protections to gay, lesbian, and transgender people. That’s after an attorney from his office torpedoed a proposal the commission was on the cusp of adopting.