Emerson Wigand | Capital News Service
In 2014, Michigan passed a firefighters’ cancer presumption law to consider such risks when providing workers’ compensation for certain cancers. But with only full-time firefighters covered, most of Michigan’s are ineligible.
Michigan House and Senate lawmakers have introduced bills to allow sentence reductions by the Department of Corrections of up to 20% for good behavior or participating in rehabilitative programs. The bills use different methods to reward inmates’ good behavior and productivity.