SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

State Senator Patrick Colbeck Announcing Campaign for Governor - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A Republican candidate for governor has been kicked off of his Senate committees. 

Western Michigan University researchers will use a federal grand to help high-poverty schools. A monthly report predicts continued economic growth in West Michigan.  The city of Kalamazoo begins accepting application for the board of directors for the Foundation for Excellence. 

Lawmaker Introduces "Yes Means Yes" Legislation

Oct 11, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A bill in the state Legislature would change how schools teach sex education. The new curriculum would focus on “changing the culture” around sexual assault.

Michigan State Police

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder met Tuesday with the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus. The subject was the future of the Michigan State Police and its leader, Colonel Kriste Etue. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court has awarded more than three million dollars in grants to circuit courts across the state. It’s to help pay for the Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program, an intense probation supervision program in the state.