State Government

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Some lawmakers in Lansing think the state Board of Education isn’t effective. They want to amend the state constitution to get rid of it – along with the board-appointed Superintendent of Public Instruction and State Board for Public Community and Junior Colleges. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to nix Driver Responsibility Fees is moving through the state Legislature. The fees require drivers to pay to get their driver’s license back after getting too many points on their license or committing certain driving offenses. 

State Senator Patrick Colbeck Announcing Campaign for Governor - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) A Republican candidate for governor has been kicked off of his Senate committees. 

Michigan State Police

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder met Tuesday with the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus. The subject was the future of the Michigan State Police and its leader, Colonel Kriste Etue. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court has awarded more than three million dollars in grants to circuit courts across the state. It’s to help pay for the Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program, an intense probation supervision program in the state. 

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