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Snyder says he’ll sign Line 5 bill, but stays mum on...

Gov. Rick Snyder said today that he plans to sign Enbridge Line 5 legislation, but will not necessarily go along with all GOP-sponsored Lame...

Longtime colleague says former Robertson aide is being ‘railroaded’

A former chief of staff for state Sen. Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc) is the target in an ongoing Michigan State Police embezzlement investigation. But...

Michigan Legislature passes Nassar bills

Legislation aimed at curbing future sexual abuse crimes, like those of former Michigan State University Dr. Larry Nassar, passed the Michigan Legislature last week....

Michigan State Police is a long way from true diversity, critics...

Only two of the current Michigan State Police 128-member training class — the first in several years — call Detroit home. What’s more: only one...

Police inspect ‘suspicious package’ near Capitol during tense Lame Duck

Law enforcement cleared a threat from a “suspicious package” at the Michigan Capitol this afternoon after police allowed people to return to the Binsfeld Office Building adjacent to where the Legislature meets.

Blacks took lead as Michigan ‘freed the weed’

“I think it’s a tremendous victory that we freed the weed, as I like to say, or legalize marijuana in a time when African-Americans are four times more likely to be convicted of marijuana."

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