State Government

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers need to be more transparent. That was the message sent by the House Wednesday when it approved bills to expand Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) If you want to call 911 to report an overdose, you could soon be able to do that without fear of prosecution for drug possession. 

Governor Snyder Defends Flint Advisory Board

Sep 20, 2016

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is defending a move by a board he appointed to oversee Flint. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) has come under fire for revoking Flint’s ability to sue the state. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A statewide conference on making Michigan a hospitable place for immigrants was held in Lansing Monday. It’s part of the nationwide Welcome Week, which seeks to bring together immigrants and U.S born people in “a spirit of unity.” 


(MPRN-Lansing) A statewide conference on making Michigan more welcoming to immigrants kicks off Monday in Lansing.