Rick Pluta

Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a law Thursday that aims to reduce auto insurance rates. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A state elections board has complied with a court order to place a question on the November ballot. It would change how congressional and legislative district boundaries are drawn.


(MPRN-Detroit) The ACLU was in court today trying to get a federal judge to issue an order that immigration officers cannot threaten or coerce detained Iraqis into signing a document that could help deport them.

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(MPRN-Lansing) A new law extends the statute of limitations for victims of sexual assaults to file lawsuits, and for suspects to face prosecution. It was signed Tuesday by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley while Governor Rick Snyder is out of the country. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature has sent Governor Rick Snyder the new state budget, including a provision that attempts to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. Snyder and the Legislature’s disagree on the provision, which could lead to a showdown on whether it will be enforced.