State Government

Changes To Zero Tolerance Policy Signed Into Law

Dec 22, 2016

(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. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has increased his legal defense budget for one of his private attorneys to 3.5 million dollars. 

Michigan Electors Cast Votes For Trump

Dec 19, 2016
Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Protests and a national campaign to convince presidential electors to vote for anyone but President-elect Donald Trump did nothing to change the result in Michigan. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation might just be the key to helping Michigan’s election woes. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A major rewrite of Michigan’s energy policy is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder.