April 21 2017
A senator is pushing to renew a 2013 law that allows students to anonymously send tips regarding bullying and crime in their schools to help improve safety
April 14 2017
LANSING — Some religious leaders are questioning the necessity of a House bill aimed at further protecting their First Amendment rights.The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jeffrey Noble, R-Plymouth, would...
April 10 2017
LANSING — Detroit once was home to the world’s largest municipally owned streetcar enterprise, an industry with a history stretching from the city’s early founding through the 1950s.Now...
March 31 2017
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March 31 2017
LANSING — There are 148 members of the Legislature. Just 34 are women. Only one is in a leadership position.“You’re not getting kind of that balance between who your representatives are...
March 24 2017
FRIDAY, March 24 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Wetlands mitigation may get cheaper for local gove
March 24 2017
LANSING – Michigan, with vaccination rates that put it near the bottom of a list of all states, has launched a new campaign — I Vaccinate — that it hopes will boost rates up to 90 percent
March 7 2017
TUESDAY, March 7 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.In Trump era, minority anxiety up, civil rights...
March 3 2017
Ash and M.K. Kelly in a Lansing bookstore LANSING — Twins MK and Ash Kelly, both wearing wire-rimmed glasses and hoodies in navy blue, are wandering on Michigan Avenue in Lansing, jamming their
Feb. 17 2017
Including sexual orientation and gender identification in the hate crime law could elevate the punishment for some of these incidents
Feb. 10 2017
LANSING — Michigan LGBT lobbyists are hailing the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit transgender boys as a momentous step in the struggle for recognition of equal rights.“Boy Scouts...
Feb. 10 2017
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Women’s advocates fear loss of federal anti-viole
Feb. 3 2017
LANSING — It’s early days for the Trump administration, but environmental advocates throughout Michigan are already alarmed about the future of the state’s public lands and natural resourc
Jan. 20 2017
LANSING — Michigan lobbyist and business executive Betsy DeVos’ nomination as U.S. secretary of education has been met with criticism from Michigan educators and public school advocates who
Jan. 20 2017
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Rural schools have pluses, minuses: Schools out...
Dec. 9 2016
LANSING — Three bills to increase voter photo identification requirements passed narrowly through the House and are on their way to the Senate.Under this package, voters without an ID at the time...
Dec. 9 2016
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Michigan lags in solitary confinement reform: State
Nov. 25 2016
A drug used to counteract the effects of an opioid overdose could be on hand in Michigan schools free of charge
Nov. 25 2016
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Nov. 18 2016
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