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State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies.


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Michigan may do a one-time study looking at what kind of care seniors will need – and whether they can afford it. 


Michigan Democrats Call For LGBTQ Protections

May 31, 2017
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Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are once again calling for more legal protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. 


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Democrats in Lansing have renewed the mission to create a Voter Bill of Rights.


Nurses Rally On Capitol For Safe Patient Care Act

Mar 23, 2017
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Hundreds of nurses marched from the Lansing Center to the state Capitol Wednesday.  They want to urge the legislature to introduce a Safe Patient Care Act


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Lawmakers in Lansing might not try to do away with the state income tax after all, but they are still looking to reduce it. 


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The election is days away, and Michigan is still getting quite a bit of attention from both major party presidential candidates. 


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Democrats are calling for an amendment to the state constitution they say will make voting easier in Michigan. 


    

Police in Michigan would be allowed to send cell phone alerts to warn the public of mass shooting incidents under a package of legislation sent to Governor Rick Snyder.  

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New bipartisan legislation in the state House would create a statewide active shooter alert system.