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MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says more needs to be done to curb the abuse of opioids and heroin in Michigan. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation meant to improve law enforcement hiring practices made it through the state Senate Thursday. 

Nurses Rally At Capitol For Safe Patient Care Act

Mar 22, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Hundreds of nurses marched from the Lansing Center to the state Capitol Wednesday. They want to urge the legislature to introduce a Safe Patient Care Act. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Federal money to upgrade water systems is on a fast track toward Flint. The state House has agreed to spend $100 million dollars from the EPA and kick in another $20 million from the state. 

Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) A controversial item in the current budget is the focus of a lawsuit filed Tuesday. When the budget was approved last October, the state allocated 2.5 million dollars to reimburse private schools for state requirements like fire drills, background checks, and keeping inhalers in the buildings. 

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