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Donald Trump
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President Trump’s declaration that opioid abuse is a national emergency comes without a lot of new resources for states to deal with the health threat.  


Pat Miles
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Another Democrat entered the ring for Michigan’s Attorney General Thursday. 


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The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is asking state Attorney General Bill Schuette for a formal ruling on whether it has the authority to extend housing and employment protections to gay, lesbian, and transgender people.  That’s after an attorney from his office torpedoed a proposal the commission was on the cusp of adopting. 


Schuette Announces Run For Michigan Governor

Sep 13, 2017
Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants a promotion. 

Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and state lawmakers are calling for an overhaul of how the property of recently deceased people is dealt with.


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Civil-rights attorney Dana Nessel will run for state Attorney General


Veterans
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Democratic lawmakers in Lansing say the state Attorney General is doing too little, too late.


Grand Rapids
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Eleven former employees of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans have been charged with felonies for falsifying reports to reflect they made required patient visits when, instead, they were ignoring them. 


Bill Schuette
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The use of Native American logos and images for school mascots is once again in the spotlight. 


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A report released Thursday outlines alternatives to running an energy pipeline beneath the Great Lakes.  But it also says Enbridge’s Line 5 is safe to operate for the foreseeable future. 


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A doctor from Saginaw Township is the first candidate for governor to file petition signatures to appear on the ballot next year. 


Brian Calley
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Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is raising his profile ahead of an anticipated run for governor next year. 


Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office is treating cases of fatal drug overdoses as murder investigations.

Bill Schuette
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Law enforcement and pharmacists are working together to curb methamphetamine production in the state.


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A federal judge has thrown out the state’s challenge to a Traverse City business that trademarked a highway sign.  The company brands t-shirts, water bottles, wine, and other merchandise with the M22 logo.


Brian Calley
State of Michigan

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is moving closer to a formal announcement that he will run next year for the Republican nomination to succeed Governor Rick Snyder.


   

Bill Schuette
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A left-leaning group has filed a lawsuit to find out how often Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his aides used private e-mail accounts to discuss public business. 


Donation Box
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The charities you donate to may not be getting all of the money you send to them.

Bill Schuette
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A former sports doctor for Michigan State University and the US Olympics gymnastics team faces 22 more felony sexual assault charges, as levied by Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schuette. 


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Michigan’s elections chief says it appears there were 31 instances of people casting two ballots in the 2016 election, but it doesn’t seem to have changed any results.  That was the finding of audits of the election results, as well as a separate inquiry into ballot irregularities in Detroit.


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget calls for saving and spending, but no new tax cuts to appease Republicans in the Legislature


Brian Banks
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A state lawmaker has quit his job and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor as part of a plea deal.  This creates the first vacancy of this session of the Legislature.


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The state Attorney General has derailed Ann Arbor’s attempt to raise the age for legally buying tobacco.

Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder says President Trump has opened a “much-needed” national conversation on immigration with his order that limits travel from seven majority-Muslim nations.


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State officials say any federal investigation will not turn up widespread vote fraud in Michigan, despite unsubstantiated accusations by President Trump that millions of people voted illegally.  


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