The figures are higher than those from a survey conducted in September 2013 — rising from 47 percent to 50 percent. Four percent of the 600 people surveyed were undecided.
On a frigid and windy New Year’s Day, the 56-year-old Republican was sworn in just after noon on a platform over the Capitol steps facing downtown Lansing.
Lansing-area authorities say firefighters responding to a house fire found the body of a man who’d been shot to death.
The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple on Sunday morning set up their “Snaketivity Scene.” It features a snake offering a book called “Revolt of the Angels” as a gift.
Gov. Rick Snyder announced a plan in April to double the state’s residential recycling rate to 30 percent within the next two years.
The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down an award of $767,000 for a Lansing-area woman who aspired to be a dental hygienist before her car was hit by a state salt truck.
Sen. Rick Jones said that he erected the Nativity featuring a baby Jesus, Joseph and the Virgin Mary Friday as a citizen and in response to a planned display by a Satanic group.
“I was angered that a satanic group would attempt to hijack the Christian holiday,” said Sen. Rick Jones.
Lansing Township Chief Kay Hoffman said Monday in a release that 16-year police veteran Eric Lapham shot 27-year-old Randall Minier Jr. once in the face.
The Satanic Temple has received permission to erect a 3 foot-by 3 foot display on the north Capitol lawn in Lansing for three days in December.