12:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
Legislation has been signed into law to offer more treatment options in Michigan for people with mental illness, including those who are jailed or at risk of being imprisoned.
2:03 PM Mar 9, 2014
Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that.
9:00 AM Mar 7, 2014
A convicted quadruple killer escaped from a Michigan prison for 24 hours last month primarily because guards didn't properly operate the motion-detector alarms at a gate the inmate pried open with scissors and a belt buckle, investigators concluded Thursday.
1:00 PM Mar 6, 2014
A poll reports a doubling in the percentage of Michigan drivers who acknowledge they text or use email while behind the wheel since the previous survey two years earlier.
8:56 AM Mar 6, 2014
Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped a half-point to 7.8 percent in the latest month reported as the number of job seekers not working fell despite an increase in the labor force, the state reported Wednesday.
6:00 PM Mar 5, 2014
Michigan lawmakers are looking to remove the terms "mental retardation" and "mentally retarded" from state law.
2:00 PM Mar 2, 2014
Repealing Michigan's rarely enforced ban against scalping tickets is, on its face, an effort to help out the average customer looking to sell a few unused tickets to a game or concert.
4:00 PM Feb 28, 2014
The Michigan Department of Human Services announced Thursday that it is revamping its funding model for foster care to allocate money up-front to nonprofit agencies and increase their accountability for children in their care.
10:00 AM Feb 28, 2014
Michigan school groups have countered Gov. Rick Snyder's K-12 budget plan with one of their own that would give districts more per student by eliminating line-item spending that benefits a smaller number of students.
1:01 PM Feb 27, 2014
Lawmakers are heading toward a mid-year budget showdown over paying for more road projects and filling a hole in Michigan's collection of a tax that funds medical care for low-income residents.

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