Michigan State Rep. Plawecki Dies At Age 54First-term state Rep. Julie Plawecki of Dearborn Heights has died. She was 54.
Groups Want Gov. Snyder To Veto Money For Private SchoolsPublic school groups say the funding is unconstitutional.
New Michigan Laws Authorize Roadside Saliva Drug Tests On Pilot BasisNew laws will let law enforcement officers in five Michigan counties administer a saliva test to drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs.
Michigan To Get Amber Alert-like System For Active Shootings, ThreatsLegislation signed Gov. Snyder was spurred by the random fatal shootings of six people in the Kalamazoo area
'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Michigan Chronicle’s 'Pancakes and Politics' Forum: Millenials Sound Off On Detroit, Its Challenges, Its FutureAs the 11th season of the Michigan Chronicle’s lauded “Pancakes and Politics” speaker series wound down June 16, it was fitting that five young leaders took to the stage to talk about Detroit and its future.
Snyder Forms Commission To Fight Painkiller, Opioid Abuse“Prescription drug and opioid abuse is a very serious issue impacting people in communities all across our state,” the governor said.
Rebellious Democrats Disrupt House, Stage Protest Over GunsDemocrats accused Republicans of political cowardice by failing to schedule a vote.
Michigan AG To File Civil Suit In Flint Water ProbeAttorney General Bill Schuette and members of his special investigative team have scheduled a Wednesday morning news conference to detail the lawsuit.
Michigan Governor Signs $617 Million Detroit Schools BailoutThis comes two years after Snyder shepherded a package of bills through the Legislature to help end the city's bankruptcy.
Jimmy Carter: World At “Turning Point,” Must Commit to PeaceCarter, 91, said military actions, human rights violations and restrictions on freedom have inspired the spread of violent extremist groups.
State Re-Launches Program To Block Unwanted Ads On Your Child's Electronic DevicesThe state is re-launching Michigan's Child Protection Registry to block kids from receiving inappropriate messages.
Michigan Uses Well-Worn Tactic In Shifting Tobacco CashTo rescue Detroit's school district from potential insolvency, Michigan is turning to a familiar playbook.

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