State Government

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans in Lansing are trying to roll back the state’s Medicaid expansion – but their legislation may be dead on arrival. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State spending plans are moving swiftly through the legislature. A number were voted on last week, many of them with deep cuts from what the governor asked for.  

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(MPRN-Lansing) An advocacy group for kids says a court-ordered report shows Michigan has a long way to go before it can guarantee the safety and welfare of children in foster care.

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Top lawmakers in the state Legislature have reached a tentative agreement with Governor Rick Snyder about changes to the state’s teacher retirement system. 

File photo of Governor Rick Snyder signing criminal justice reform bills into law during event in Kalamazoo
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(MPRN-Lansing) There’s no end yet to the standoff between Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature’s Republican leaders that’s delayed wrapping up the state budget. But they are talking again. 

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