The Genesee County prosecutor is asking judges to make sure two dozen felons sentenced as juveniles to life without parole don’t have a chance at freedom. That’s despite two US Supreme Court decisions that struck down juvenile lifer laws like Michigan’s.
Plans are getting underway to send less trash to landfills in Michigan and find more ways to reuse it. A state Department of Environmental Quality task force plans a hearing today in Lansing to gather ideas from the public.
The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on a new Michigan DEQ task force, which will determine how to reuse waste.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has joined a lawsuit filed by 10 states challenging a federal rule that says schools must respect the self-declared gender identity of students. That includes allowing transgender students to choose which restrooms and locker rooms they will use.
The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on a challenge to a federal rule that protects transgender students.