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Michigan Auditor General

Grand Rapids
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A report says troubles at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans are largely resolved.


Asbestos
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Michigan needs more asbestos inspectors but doesn’t have the funding to pay for them, according to the Legislature’s Auditor General.


Flint Water
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The state needs to improve its oversight when it comes to the Flint water crisis.  That is a finding by the Michigan Auditor General released in a report Monday.


Pure Michigan
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The multi-million dollar Pure Michigan campaign is getting an evaluation.  The state Auditor General started a review this week.


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. 


Bottled Water
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A new audit shows a state department is not in compliance with regulations on bottled water inspections. 

Cannabis
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The state agency responsible for Michigan’s medical marijuana program says changes are in store.  That’s after an audit found it’s not tracking doctors who approve medical marijuana cards.       

Governor Signs Veterans’ Facility Reporting Bill

Oct 27, 2016
MVAA
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Michigan veterans’ facilities are getting new reporting requirements.


Flint Water Treatment Facility
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State lawmakers will spend the early part of this week digging into the Flint water crisis.

Jim Stamas
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The state Legislature will kick off hearings on the Flint water crisis next week.


Prisons
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A new audit says Michigan corrections workers failed to document the time they spent transporting prisoners. 


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The Michigan Department of Transportation broke its own rule on road safety studies.  That’s according to a new state audit.  Jake Neher has more.


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Audit finds problems with prisoner education programs in Michigan