State Government

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(MPRN-Lansing) People convicted of crimes would have to listen to victim statements at their sentencing hearings – if a bill making its way through the state Legislature becomes law. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state’s veterans agency is working to make sure Michigan veterans receive all the benefits they deserve. 

A-F Grading System Up For Consideration Again

Feb 9, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing)  Some lawmakers in Lansing want to use an A through F grading system to rate schools in some categories. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder gave his final budget proposal Wednesday, to mixed reviews. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle found things they did and didn’t like in Snyder’s plan for state spending in the fiscal year that starts in October. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state will end its troubled four-year experiment with using private companies for food services in prisons. 

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