State Government

Vetoed Criminal Justice Bill Getting Revived

Jul 10, 2017
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  State lawmakers are taking another run at establishing a database for criminal justice information. Governor Rick Snyder vetoed an earlier effort. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) New public meetings began Thursday about the controversial Enbridge Line 5 pipeline. Several state agencies and the authors of a report suggesting alternatives to the pipeline gave a presentation and took questions. 

Battle Of Public Schools Vs. State Continues

Jul 6, 2017

(MPRN-Lansing) Public schools and the state were in court over concerns with a portion of the state budget. A judge ruled Wednesday that private schools will still not get money set aside for them in last year’s state budget. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Secretary of State is willing to turn over some voter information to a federal commission. President Donald Trump wants voter names, addresses, party affiliation and voting records. This is part of a commission’s investigation into voter fraud. 

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Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Charities might once again be able to tap on your car window to ask for a donation. The practice was wiped out last August. That’s because the state Attorney General issued an opinion saying it was illegal.