State Government

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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(MPRN-Lansing) Controversial gun legislation was up for a vote in the state House Wednesday. The legislation would get rid of the permit necessary to carry a concealed weapon – along with the training requirement to get a gun. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Colleges are allowed to ban guns on their campuses. That was the decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals Wednesday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A state House committee has adopted bills that would require local officials to help enforce federal immigration laws. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  The state is hammering out its budget. And lawmakers are having a sharp disagreement with the governor’s office over one of Michigan’s biggest price tags – the corrections budget. Both sides agree rehabilitation and lowering recidivism is the way to go. But they can’t agree on how much money to spend this year. 


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