SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Detroit — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, said Monday she and her Democratic colleagues are still trying to get Flint aid added to a must-pass budget bill that would prevent a government shutdown, while the Senate majority leader accused Democrats of trying to create a “partisan food fight." (Detroit News)

The city of Kalamazoo has lifted a boil water advisory which had been issued last week after a water main break at the intersection of South Burdick and Belmont Streets. 

"A scholarship program that aims to give Detroit high school students a tuition-free path to higher education is expanding beyond community colleges this year to include four-year institutions." (Detroit News)

"A top investigator on Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s team probing possible criminal wrongdoing related to Flint’s water crisis has resigned over drunken driving allegations, the attorney general’s office announced Sunday." (Detroit News)

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) It’s an election year -- and that means lawmakers won’t be seeing much of their Lansing offices for a while.