State of Michigan Judge Thwarts Crackdown On Unlicensed Medical Pot Shops By Associated Press • Apr 2, 2019 mark / flickr/creative commons A Michigan judge has blocked yet another attempt by state officials to shut down unlicensed medical marijuana provisioning centers. State Halts New Psychiatric Hospital In Thumb Region By Associated Press • Mar 14, 2019 Pixabay Creative Commons Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Wednesday delayed construction of a new $115 million state psychiatric hospital in Michigan's Thumb region, citing staffing shortages and other concerns months after the groundbreaking. Michigan Joins Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Border Wall Declaration By Cheyna Roth & Associated Press • Feb 19, 2019 Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU State lawmakers want to go to the Michigan Supreme Court to find out if something they did in their last session is legal. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Michigan Governor Wants Energy Supply Report After Cold Snap By Associated Press • Feb 5, 2019 Amanda Pinckney / WKAR Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking the Michigan Public Service Commission to study the adequacy of the state's energy supply and its ability to deliver natural gas, electricity and propane. Mental Health Might Be Changed, Dropped From Bar Application By Associated Press • Jan 24, 2019 Pixabay Creative Commons The Michigan Supreme Court is exploring whether to drop questions about mental health on the application for a Michigan law license. State Will Cover Funding Match For UP Flooding Damage By Associated Press • Oct 5, 2018 Nicole Walton / WNMU public media The state of Michigan will spend up to $7.4 million to help Upper Peninsula communities qualify for federal matching funds available to address damage from June flooding.