State Government

(MPRN-Lansing) A global bottled water company is asking the state for permission to more than double how much water it’s withdrawing from the ground in west Michigan.

Michigan Flag Would Get Facelift Under New Bill

Nov 16, 2016
IStock/Katherine Welles

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s state flag might be getting a new design.

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Capitol Commission has been working to restore these so-called “missing governors” for just over a year. Now Governor Kinsley Bingham, who served as governor from 1854 to 1859, will take his place on the walls of the Capitol.

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Research and testing of self-driving cars in Michigan are seeing a boost. A package of bills that furthers testing of automated cars is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk.

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder and state environmental officials have declared western Lake Erie is an “impaired” waterway that needs to be cleaned up.