SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to make attacks on LGBT people a hate crime in Michigan was rolled out Wednesday with the support of at least two Republican state lawmakers. 

House Democrats Propose Constitutional Amendment To Make Voting Easier

Jul 13, 2016
Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing State House Democrats are calling for a voters’ bill of rights in the Michigan Constitution. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, now in its fifth year, has reached two milestones in pursuit of accreditation. At a June 14-16 meeting, the medical school was granted provisional accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accrediting body for educational programs leading to the MD degree." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"LANSING, MI — Judges across Michigan have been asked to review security plans in the wake of a deadly shooting inside a southwest Michigan courtroom." (MLive)

"Lansing — Lauren Plawecki may get the chance to finish what her mother started this term in the Michigan House of Representatives. Plawecki, 22, was the only Democrat to file for a special election to finish the current term of Rep. Julie Plawecki of Dearborn Heights, who died last month after suffering a heart attack on a hiking trip in Oregon." (Detroit News)