LANSING, MI – Lansing officials aren't giving up on getting a tax incentive plan for a housing project near the City Market passed by city council. The council rejected the incentive plan Monday night, throwing the development into question. It's not the first time the Lansing city council has disagreed over how the city should move forward.
A new Michigan Republican Party TV ad claims that Democratic attorney general candidate David Leyton failed to fully prosecute a 2006 murder case as Genesee County prosecutor. The 30-second ad began airing Wednesday on broadcast and cable stations statewide.
LANSING, MI – A new report suggests Michigan's voter-approved medical marijuana law should be re-written. But, as Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, the study's author also says that's unlikely unless the law is successfully challenged in court.
The two candidates running for Michigan's 7th congressional district traded jabs and accusations in a public debate Wednesday night in Charlotte. One of the most highly charged issues between Democrat Mark Schauer and Republican Tim Walberg was Social Security.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero has proposed a plan to reclaim distressed property statewide and offer developers cheap or free land, interest-free loans, and no taxes for up to 12 years.
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Civil Rights Commission has adopted a resolution condemning the behavior of Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell for his personal campaign against the University of Michigan's openly gay student body president. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta, the resolution also calls on his boss, Attorney General Mike Cox, to launch an investigation.