Michigan Legislature

Michigan House - file photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) The people of the 104th District are a step closer to a vote on recalling their state Representative. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

A state Representative from northern Michigan faces charges of soliciting a bribe, and lying to the FBI. If convicted, Larry Inman could be sentenced to 20 years in prison. On Friday the Gongwer News Service reported that a judge granted a prosecution motion to delay the trial, which had been scheduled to start August 6th. 


Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

Republicans in the state Legislature are trying to increase their power and limit the powers of statewide offices that – come January – will flip to Democrats.


Gordon Evans / WMUK

State Representative Jon Hoadley says there’s a lot of work to do if he wins re-election to the state House. The Democrat says what happens next year will depend on which party has control of the state House.


State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

Gongwer Staff Writer Alethia Kasben says most people covering the state Capitol have heard anecdotal evidence of sexually inappropriate comments. That led her to the story of what female lawmakers and staff members hear.


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