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More than 500,000 able-bodied, nonelderly adults in Michigan's Medicaid expansion program would have to work or meet related requirements to keep qualifying for government health insurance under a revised bill that cleared a major legislative hurdle on Wednesday and is expected to become law.

Governor Rick Snyder rolled out a plan Monday to improve school safety following the Parkland-Florida shootings.


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The city of Flint has been officially released from state oversight after roughly six years — a period including a public health crisis spurred by high lead levels in its water.

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Michigan's 500-acre (202-hectare) center for autonomous vehicle research is officially open and will partner with technology giant Microsoft.

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There could be a conflict between the new federal tax law and the Michigan Constitution.

As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, it deals with whether tax-exempt savings plans can be used for private school tuition.


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Today, Gov. Rick Snyder declared a state of disaster in Lansing, Grand Rapids and 17 Michigan counties. It follows the heavy rainfall and snowmelt that caused widespread flooding in late February.

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The special election to replace a Michigan state senator convicted of theft has been set.

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Gov. Rick Snyder says his administration is studying "best practices" across the U.S. to combat gun violence in the wake of shootings at a Florida high school and at Central Michigan University.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to ensure that Native American tribes in Michigan have access to state child protection records.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of a Detroit police officer who died after his unmarked patrol car crashed on the city's southwest side.

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Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted Michigan's economic and fiscal gains under his watch, saying his tenure has had its "ups and downs" but that the state is in better shape than before he took office.

The Republican-led Michigan Legislature voted Wednesday to override Gov. Rick Snyder's veto of a speedier tax cut for those who trade in their car for a new one, the first override in his tenure and just the fourth in the last 67 years.

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The Michigan Supreme Court says the state must return more than $550 million to school employees who had money deducted for retiree health care.

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The resignation of Detroit Congressman John Conyers leaves a vacancy that must be filled by a special election. 


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Governor Rick Snyder is personally lobbying lawmakers to adopt an overhaul of how local government pensions are managed. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, he faces a tough sales job.


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