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State unveils program for budding weed industry in areas hit hard...

The regulatory body for Michigan’s newly legal marijuana industry wants to give a leg up to prospective entrepreneurs in 19 communities deemed to have...

State gives disaster funding to flooded Tuscola County

The state has announced it will open the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to Tuscola County in mid-Michigan, after disastrous late spring flooding led...

Michigan GOP chair calls for Nessel to expand Detroit grant investigation

Michigan Republican Party Chair Laura Cox on Wednesday called on Attorney General Dana Nessel to expand her review of deleted emails at the office...

Neeley cites ‘frustration, anger, disappointment’ in Flint investigation as he seeks...

State Rep. Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has represented the 34th state House District since 2015, and served on Flint’s City Council for nine years before...
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Herbart and Hecker: Don’t gamble with school retirement funds for roads...

Some state lawmakers are proposing to dip into state retirement funds to pay for Michigan’s crumbling roads.  This dangerous idea should be rejected because it...

Benton Harbor rejects Whitmer’s deal to keep high school open

The Benton Harbor School Board rejected on Tuesday night an agreement that would have given the city a one-year window in which to make...

AG’s office has seized almost 20 million new docs in Flint...

Updated, 2:26 p.m. 6/29/19 At a Friday night town hall in Flint, Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced they’ve seized...
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Michigan AFL-CIO backs LGBTQ rights push in local governments

Updated, 12:03 p.m. 6/29/19 with additional communities that passed measures One of the state’s largest labor unions has encouraged local governments to formally recognize Pride...
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U.S. Agriculture Dept. awards $4.2M for Michigan projects

Michigan will receive funds for a mid-Michigan road commission building and street cleaning equipment for an Upper Peninsula city from the U.S. Department of...
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Flint, unemployment insurance, Headlee lawsuits cast shadow over state budget

The state is keeping an eye on multiple pending lawsuits, including a potential settlement for Flint residents, that could leave a huge hole in...

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