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(MPRN-Lansing) A statewide conference on making Michigan more welcoming to immigrants kicks off Monday in Lansing.  

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The Freedom of Information Act could be changing in Michigan. A House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent public bodies like the government from suing someone that requests information through a FOIA request. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Big changes may be on the horizon for medical marijuana in Michigan. Wednesday the State House voted in favor of a package of bills that would legalize edibles and require medical marijuana clinics be licensed and pay sales tax. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers want to make sure your city won’t tax or ban plastic grocery and retail bags. 

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(MPRN-Undated) A federal appeals court has upheld Michigan’s emergency manager law. As part of the decision, a panel of judges held there is no fundamental right to vote for local government officials. 

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