Earlier this month, Jackson County Sheriff Steven Rand came under fire for alleged discriminatory remarks he made against black people, women and Hispanic people. Following a request from The Jackson County Board of Commissioners to have Rand removed from his position, The Attorney General's office has started an investigation into the matter. As WKAR's Karel Vega and Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta discuss, the case shares similarities with another investigation that occurred under Jennifer Granholm.
The measures would require coaches and trainers to report suspicions of abuse. They would also ban the governmental immunity defense Michigan State University has tried to use to fend off sexual assault lawsuits filed by victims of former sport doctor Larry Nassar.