Jon Hoadley Michigan Lawmakers Continue To Roll Out Nassar And MSU Response Legislation By Cheyna Roth • Apr 13, 2018 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies. Listen Listening... / 0:38 Cheyna Roth reports on the creation of more legislation in response to the Larry Nassar scandal. Lawmakers Present Elder Care Study Bill Before House Committee By Cheyna Roth • Oct 30, 2017 agilemktg1 / flickr.com Michigan may do a one-time study looking at what kind of care seniors will need – and whether they can afford it. Listen Listening... / 0:35 Cheyna Roth reports on the push to study the affordability of health care for Michigan's senior citizens. Michigan Democrats Call For LGBTQ Protections By Cheyna Roth • May 31, 2017 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are once again calling for more legal protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Cheyna Roth reports on Michigan Democrats pushing for more protection for LBGTQ citizens. Democrats In Lansing Once Again Call For A Voter Bill Of Rights By Cheyna Roth • May 4, 2017 Cheyna Roth / MPRN Democrats in Lansing have renewed the mission to create a Voter Bill of Rights. Listen Listening... / 0:33 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on the push to create a Michigan Voter Bill of Rights. Nurses Rally On Capitol For Safe Patient Care Act By Cheyna Roth • Mar 23, 2017 COD Newsroom / flickr.com 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. Listen Listening... / 0:33 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on nurses wanting the passage of a Safe Patient Care Act. State Income Tax Bill Taking New Form As House Approves Amendments By Cheyna Roth • Feb 22, 2017 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Lawmakers in Lansing might not try to do away with the state income tax after all, but they are still looking to reduce it. Listen Listening... / 0:34 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on amendments to the income tax reduction bill. In The Home Stretch To Election Day, Governor Mike Pence Visits Michigan By Cheyna Roth • Nov 4, 2016 Gage Skidmore / flickr.com The election is days away, and Michigan is still getting quite a bit of attention from both major party presidential candidates. Listen Listening... / 0:32 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on Gov. Mike Pence's visit to Kalamazoo. Michigan House Democrats Try To Make Voting Easier With A Constitutional Amendment By Cheyna Roth • Jul 15, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Democrats are calling for an amendment to the state constitution they say will make voting easier in Michigan. Listen Listening... / 0:38 The Michigan Public Radio's Cheyna Roth reports on Michigan House Democrats attempting to create a voter bill of rights. Governor Snyder To Sign 'Shooter Alert' Package Into Law By Associated Press • Jun 10, 2016 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. Kalamazoo Lawmakers Join Forces To Protect Citizens From Mass Shootings By Jake Neher • Mar 14, 2016 Courtesy Photo / gophouse.org New bipartisan legislation in the state House would create a statewide active shooter alert system. Listen Listening... / 0:33 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on legislation designed to create a mass shooting alert system in Michigan.