State Government


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan could benefit from cleaner energy. That was the message of a report released Monday on model scenarios about Michigan’s energy future. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) It’s an election year -- and that means lawmakers won’t be seeing much of their Lansing offices for a while. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is boosting the position of Michigan chief medical executive to his official inner circle. The governor says he wants to streamline how critical public health information reaches him. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation on child restraint in classrooms passed through a House committee Thursday. The legislation would prevent teachers from restraining or isolating a student except as a last resort in an emergency situation. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(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.