State Government

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing)  Medical marijuana clinics in Michigan would have to be licensed and pay sales taxes under bills adopted by the state Senate. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A lawsuit says Michigan is short-changing local governments $4 billion dollars a year. If it succeeds, it would blow a giant hole in the state budget and send legislators and state budget officials scrambling to find a fix. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder’s new environmental protection chief goes before a state Senate committee for a confirmation hearing. But Department of Environmental Quality Director Heidi Grether faces little possibility that her new job is in jeopardy. 

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers and regular folks strolled past more than 70 venders at the Farmers Market at the Capitol Thursday. But while goers ogled the plethora of fruits and vegetables, 


(MPRN-Lansing) A veteran’s home in Marquette says it’s already fixed problems found by the state Auditor General.