(MPRN-Lansing) An annual report from the state Supreme Court says specialty courts that focus on veterans, people with mental illnesses, and those with substance abuse problems are reducing re-offense rates, and saving taxpayers money. 


Military Veterans can find the process of getting care through the Veterans Administration cumbersome. But they do have options.


(MPRN-Lansing) A joint state House committee could begin hearings as soon as this week on a scathing audit of a state-run veterans’ home 

VCAT Connects Veterans With Services

Dec 8, 2015
Jerry Malec / WMUK

More than 55,000 veterans in southwest Michigan have now have easier access to health, employment, and education benefits. That’s thanks to a collaboration involving local, state, and federal agencies. The Veteran Community Action Team, or V-CAT, is a project coordinated by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency in Lansing.

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan veterans would be eligible for grants to help them earn a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math under a new bipartisan bill in the state House.