SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

An attack at the airport in Flint is being investigated as an act of terrorism. Battle Creek State Representative John Bizon is running for state Senate. Lawmakers from Michigan and other Great Lakes states want to force the release of a report on slowing Asian Carp's path into the Great Lakes. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state of Michigan has scrapped a risk study on Enbridge’s Line 5 and fired the contractor just a week before a first draft of the report was to be released. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The ballot campaign to adopt a part-time Legislature amendment in Michigan decided to skip getting its petition approved by a state elections board. The leader of the campaign, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, says he’s comfortable fighting any challenges in court. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Political intrigue is being blamed for the collapse of a deal for the state to offer big tax breaks to employers who bring a lot of jobs to Michigan. 

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