The governors of Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Washington state have sent a letter to the U.S. attorney general saying they oppose the lawsuit their attorneys general filed against the federal health care law.
All four governors are Democrats, while the attorneys general in the four states are Republicans. Thirteen attorneys general are involved in the lawsuit questioning the law's constitutionality.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says his daughter was close to one of two Lansing men whose deaths are being investigated as homicides.
Eighteen-year-old Darren Antonio Brown Jr. and 23-year-old Owen Wesley Goodenow died Thursday. Bernero, one of three Democrats running for governor, said at a Friday news conference that his younger daughter, Virginia, was close friends with Brown.
EAST LANSING, MI – Melissa Ingells talks to Lansing Symphony Orchestra conductor Timothy Muffitt about the MasterWorks 5 concert, "Reflections of Romanticism." It features the Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber, the "Rhenish" Symphony #3 by Schumann, and a suite of Ancient Airs and Dances by Respighi.
LANSING, MI – The state House has voted to repeal Michigan's mandatory motorcycle helmet law.
The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports.
AUDIO: The measure would allow anyone over the age of 21 who buys a special $20,000 insurance policy to ride without a helmet. Riders younger than 21 or who don't have the policy would still have to wear a helmet.