SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

The Michigan Department of Corrections has fined the company providing food service to the state’s prisons more than $2-millions. 

"WASHINGTON — Ronna Romney McDaniel — who as state Republican chair helped deliver Michigan to a Republican presidential nominee for the first time since 1988, and had to navigate some thorny family politics to do so — became the Republicans' national party chair Thursday, with President-elect Donald Trump's backing." (Detroit Free Press)

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) It’s looking like “prevailing wage” will be an issue in the Legislature’s new session. It deals with pay rates for construction workers on publicly funded projects. And, it’s an issue that divides Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature’s Republican leaders. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a brief against the American Bar Association. A discrimination case was filed last month in the United States Supreme Court. 

"Battle Creek Public Schools' financial future is getting brighter, but don't expect things to get too much brighter anytime soon." (Battle Creek Enquirer)