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The economy, roads, education, and insurance were the issues last night at a political debate on Mackinac Island between six Republicans and Democrats running for governor.


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Michigan’s top prosecutor is on board with proposed changes to how the state parole board determines if an inmate can be released from prison.  


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The state Department of Civil Rights is now accepting complaints from people who say they’ve faced discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.  It’s also getting ready to defend its right to do so.


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The four Republicans running for governor last night all met for the first time on a debate stage.  The candidates sparred on Flint, marijuana, and President Trump.


Brian Calley
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Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is the fourth Republican running for governor to file petition signatures to appear on the primary ballot.  He wants to succeed Governor Rick Snyder.


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Inmates sent to prison as children can sue the state over sexual abuse and other alleged misconduct, under a ruling from the Michigan Court of Appeals.


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Democratic and Republican candidates for state office want to increase transparency in Michigan’s government.


Bill Schuette
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The state Attorney General is under fire for his hiring practices. The liberal group Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Secretary of State Tuesday.  It wants the office to investigate multiple hires made by Attorney General Bill Schuette.


Brian Calley
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Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley surprised no one when he announced Tuesday he would seek the Republican nomination for governor and try to become the first Number Two in Michigan’s executive office in a half-century to ascend to Number One.


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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. 


LGBT
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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


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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.


   

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