| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:46 AM
You pack up the family car and head south on U.S. 131. An hour from home, you hit a pothole which forces you over to the shoulder. There, you find a blown tire and damage to the axle. There goes your day.
Michigan has consistently ranked...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:46 AM
ST. JOSEPH -- Mike Sepic, a 25-year veteran in the Berrien County prosecutor's office, was the best fit among three candidates to take over as county prosecutor, Berrien Circuit Court judges decided this week.
The four judges said in a formal...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:18 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Supporters of a statewide student safety hotline patterned after one established in Colorado in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre hope to clear a final hurdle once schools are back in session.
Gov. Rick Snyder...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state Senate narrowly voted Tuesday night to make more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, a major step toward Michigan becoming the 24th state to accept a key component of the contentious federal health care law....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:55 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law Tuesday laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.
The law is intended to address...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:59 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to fix problems with Michigan's wetland policies.
Michigan is one of only two states to manage wetlands such as swamps, marshes and bogs. Supporters of the bill signed...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate adjourned as expected on Wednesday without voting to make more low-income adults eligible for government health insurance, as supporters continued to press for a vote and majority Republicans urged...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:52 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it's clear he doesn't appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:39 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder are considering changes to prison sentencing guidelines that were last updated to be more stringent about 15 years ago.
The idea is driven in part by a desire to reduce the state...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:10 AM
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is taking his campaign for expanded Medicaid coverage in Michigan to the Upper Peninsula.
Snyder is scheduled to meet Tuesday with officials at Marquette General Hospital. He's trying to build support for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:07 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan's ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.
U.S. District Judge...