State Government

Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Indigent Defense Commission will be able to continue its work. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday reestablishing the commission. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Schools may be changing their Native American mascots in the near future. That’s thanks to an amendment to the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) and the State of Michigan. 

Snyder's Signature Legalizes Wolf Hunting...Again

Dec 22, 2016
J.A. Vucetich and R.O. Peterson

(MPRN-Lansing)  Wolves are back on the list of huntable game in Michigan. But don’t grab your rifle just yet. Wolves are still on the federal endangered species list, so the law won’t take effect until they’re removed. 

Changes To Zero Tolerance Policy Signed Into Law

Dec 22, 2016
MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s zero-tolerance policy is getting what some are calling a “common sense” update. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Thursday that will amend the policy to give schools more options when it comes to discipline. 

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