Michigan Legislature


(MPRN-Lansing) A legislative committee heads to Flint Tuesday to hear from local officials and residents about the city’s water crisis. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Former state House Speaker Curtis Hertel has died at the age of 63. He is remembered by Democrats and Republicans as a leader willing to compromise to make government work. 


(MPRN-Lansing)  State lawmakers will hold hearings on the Flint water crisis and the state’s response. 

Kevin Lavery / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Republican leaders in the state Senate say a $28 million emergency appropriation for Flint should come with some accountability measures to make sure that money is spent wisely. 

Clerks Blast Bill To End Straight-Ticket Voting

Dec 3, 2015
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Local clerks are criticizing a bill that would eliminate straight-ticket voting in Michigan. A state House panel heard testimony on the legislation Thursday.