Legislative Session Deals With Flood Of IssuesIt may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature's lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.
New Law Strengthens Anti-Animal Fighting PenaltiesBills that strengthen penalties for organized animal fighting have been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.
House Takes Up Anti-Animal Fighting LegislationThe goal is to stem the rise of animal fighting rings and dog fighting, particularly in the Detroit area.
Detroit Rapper Young Calicoe Charged In Dog, Rooster Fighting OperationA Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.
Senate Passes Legislation To Deter Animal Cruelty, Dog FightingThe Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation designed to curb dog fighting by increasing criminal penalties.