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State lawmakers are quickly pushing through female genital mutilation legislation.  About two weeks ago, a Senate committee passed legislation that would make performing female genital mutilation a fifteen year felony.


E-Cig Regulations Back On The Table In Lansing

May 15, 2017
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A battle is brewing in Lansing between some lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder’s office.  


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Lawmakers are moving fast to ramp up prison time for female genital mutilation. 


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Legislation meant to improve law enforcement hiring practices made it through the state Senate Thursday.


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There could soon be tighter restrictions on the public’s access to information in bids for state business. 


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The state Attorney General has derailed Ann Arbor’s attempt to raise the age for legally buying tobacco.

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The so-called “tampon tax” has got to go.  That’s the message of lawmakers in both chambers of the state Legislature. 


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Michigan Senators are making a big push for prison and parole reform this year. 


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A Republican state lawmaker says police officers who are guilty of misconduct should not be allowed to resign and hide their records from future employers. 


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Legislation to make attacks on LGBT people a hate crime in Michigan was rolled out Wednesday with the support of at least two Republican state lawmakers. 


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Bills to ease penalties for minors who are caught with alcohol have cleared the state Senate.