Abigail Censky, WKAR politics & government reporter
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From the Statehouse to Capitol Hill, WKAR is committed to explaining how lawmakers decisions affect Michiganders. Look, read, and listen here for conversations with people across Michigan about what drives their vote. Politics and Government Reporter Abigail Censky will be talking to politicians, Michiganders and 2020 hopefuls to bring you the people behind Michigan politics.
Stories in this section also come from the MPRN Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, MPRN Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth and the Associated Press.
Marijuana sold in stores would have to have labels warning pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers about the health risks for their fetuses and children under legislation passed Tuesday by the Michigan House.
UPDATED at 4:00 p.m.: Negotiations to come up with a long-term plan to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads have been put on hold. Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican Legislative leadership announced Monday that their main priority is the budget.
State Representative Larry Inman’s lawyers have asked a court to toss federal bribery charges that could land him in prison for 20 years. Inman is trying to fend off claims that he asked unions for campaign donations in exchange for votes.
Legislation to prevent doctors from sexually abusing their patients was on the agenda at a state House committee hearing on Tuesday. These bills are part of ongoing efforts started by the legislature last year to curb sexual assault in the state.