SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A $5.1 million upgrade of services to foster children and their families will be underway soon at Family and Children Services on Lake Street." (Mlive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat engaged in misconduct and misused taxpayer resources. State House Speaker Kevin Cotter (R-Mt. Pleasant) says those are preliminary findings of a House Business Office investigation into a sex-and-cover-up scandal involving the lawmakers. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A group that had hoped to legalize marijuana in 2016 will instead promote measures to regulate Michigan’s medical marijuana system. 

"Washington — Sen. Debbie Stabenow said Monday she will back an Obama administration deal aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon as the White House works to convince the final half-dozen Democrats to uphold the deal." (Detroit News)

"WASHINGTON – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is no doubt counting on Michigan being in the Democratic column again in the 2016 presidential race, but with more than half the people in a new poll expressing an unfavorable view of her, that’s not as certain an outcome as it had been." (Detroit Free Press)