State Government

"LANSING — There are plenty of ways to make college more affordable that don’t involve increased state funding, Gov. Rick Snyder told education leaders in Lansing Monday." (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) Top lawmakers hope to reach a compromise this week on road funding bills. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Republican leaders in the state Senate hope to hold a vote this week on a road funding plan. Many lawmakers are becoming more eager to get roads out of the way so they can move onto other major issues. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The state Supreme Court has returned 85 criminal cases to lower courts for re-sentencing hearings. That’s because of a recent decision that changed the rules for sentencing defendants. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are not happy about the time it took for state education officials to release the latest round of standardized test results.