State Government

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says he wants to find a way to better coordinate improvement projects that tear up roads and sidewalks. 

Speed Limit Increases Signed Into Law

Jan 5, 2017

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is letting Michigan drivers go a little faster. Snyder signed a package of bills Thursday that will, among other things, raise the speed limit on certain roads to 75-miles per hour. 

Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Indigent Defense Commission will be able to continue its work. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday reestablishing the commission. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Schools may be changing their Native American mascots in the near future. That’s thanks to an amendment to the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) and the State of Michigan.