State Government

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Gun rights are up for debate in the state legislature again. 

State Senator John Proos - file photo

(MPRN-Lansing) A battle is heating up in Lansing over the state’s corrections budget. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A battle is brewing in Lansing between some lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder’s office over e-cigarettes. 

Food Conditions Still An Issue In Michigan Prisons

May 11, 2017

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s attempts to privatize prison food services is still running into problems. 

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) There was a big rally at the state Capitol Wednesday to support improved mental health services and to oppose Governor Rick Snyder’s plan to overhaul how those services are paid for.