State Government

Opioid Bills Headed To The Govenror's Desk

Dec 14, 2017
Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The governor has a stack of bills aimed at combating the opioid crisis headed to his desk. Lawmakers in the House and Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday. 

$23.2-Million Could Go Toward PFAS Contamination

Dec 14, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Money might be on the way to help fight perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in Michigan. PFAS is a family of chemicals that’s been discovered in groundwater in 14 communities, and 28 sites, across the state. 

Democrats Try Again To Repeal Right To Work Law

Dec 13, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Democratic lawmakers are trying once again to repeal the state’s “Right to Work” law. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature has sent Governor Rick Snyder a set of local retirement bills that passed by wide margins once they were stripped of controversial provisions. 

An EPA employee holds one of the types of booms used to clean up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. Patrick Miles of the U.S. Attorney's Office (middle) and acting EPA regional administrator Robert Kaplan (right) made the announcement about the Enbrid
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(MPRN-Lansing) Members of a pipeline advisory board are criticizing a deal Governor Snyder struck with the energy company, Enbridge. They are calling for the line to be temporarily shut down. 

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