Legislation

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Michigan is one of three states that don’t have a state insect or butterfly. But a bill in Lansing could change that.

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A campaign to amend the Michigan Constitution is asking a judge to order a state board to certify its question for the November ballot.


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A package of bills in the state house aims to professionalize adult entertainment clubs.


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Legislation aimed at curbing sexual assault in Michigan passed the state House today. The bills were introduced in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. Nassar is the former Michigan State University sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years.


Medicaid work-requirement bill under debate

May 16, 2018
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A northern Michigan lawmaker is defending legislation that would require people to work to qualify for Medicaid.

 

Opponents of the bill say it would unfairly affect African Americans living in cities.

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