SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Pure Michigan" Might Get an Audit

Jul 27, 2017

The multi-million dollar Pure Michigan campaign is getting an evaluation. The state Auditor General started a review this week.

Representatives Steven Johnson (R-Wayland) and Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) asked for the audit. Johnson said he wants to make sure the campaign is a good deal for taxpayers.

More than a hundred faculty and administrators at Western Michigan University have signed a letter asking President Donald Trump to intervene on behalf of a Saudi Arabian student who planned to attend the university.

More candidates have jumped into the race for three Portage City Council seats this fall. They include newcomers Chris Burns, Wayne Stoffer and Tim Earl. 

Eleven former employees of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans have been charged with felonies for falsifying reports to reflect they made required patient visits when, instead, they were ignoring them. 

Michigan Public Radio Network

Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline continues to face public scrutiny. Several state officials heard public comment on Tuesday. It was the first of three such sessions planned around the state.