State Government

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has called for an assessment on water bills to help pay for fixing pipes and other infrastructure. A plan rolled out Thursday would add a dollar every year to most water bills for five years. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder wants to increase the cost of dumping waste in the state’s landfills. This is part of the governor’s proposal to improve Michigan’s environment.

Muskegon Heights Prison To Close In March

Jan 30, 2018
Historical marker of first Michigan state prison in Jackson - file photo
Nancy Camden

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Department of Corrections announced that a prison in Muskegon Heights will close in March. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder kicked off his week of daily announcements Monday with a focus on broadband internet access. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan State University is under multiple investigations for its handling of sexual assault complaints. And the Board of Trustees says it will cooperate with all of them. The Speaker of the House plans to use every tool he has to make sure MSU cooperates with his investigation. 

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