State Government

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(MPRN-Lansing) It’s been a year since Governor Rick Snyder acknowledged Flint faces a drinking water crisis due to lead contamination. Snyder updated reporters Wednesday on what's better, and what isn’t. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Poor performing Detroit schools could be closing soon. Attorney General Bill Schuette issued an opinion clarifying a section of the school code Wednesday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder’s administration and Republicans in the Legislature are at odds over how to pay for the Medicaid program. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Families of first responders in Michigan can expect to get expanded benefits soon. Governor Rick Snyder signed the Survivors Benefit Bill Tuesday. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan could benefit from cleaner energy. That was the message of a report released Monday on model scenarios about Michigan’s energy future.