SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Ben Combee, Austin, Texas/Wikimedia Commons

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan Republicans have not given up on efforts to keep Democrat Melissa Gilbert on the November ballot despite her wishes and those of her party. 

"Mayors of Great Lakes cities in the United States and Canada are objecting to the Great Lakes governors' approval in June of the City of Waukesha's request for a Lake Michigan water supply, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative said Monday." (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

"LANSING -- A union representing state workers broke federal labor laws in actions it took against its own employees, including illegal firings and discipline and refusals to turn over information, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled." (Detroit Free Press)

Trump Increases Michigan Presence

Aug 22, 2016
Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is boosting his presence in Michigan. Michigan's campaign for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expanding from one to seven senior staffers. 

"Average graduation rate is 52% after six years, but schools say the report is flawed. The bulk of Michigan's public universities are "dropout factories" a new report charges, much to the consternation of those universities, who say the report is flawed from its first sentence." (Detroit Free Press)