Rick Pluta

Managing Editor - Michigan Public Radio Network

Michigan Republicans would vote for their presidential nominee on March 15th of next year under a bill that’s cleared the state Senate.

Governor Rick Snyder signed an order Wednesday to cut spending on state police, corrections, and health services as part of a plan to retire a deficit.


Governor Rick Snyder will present his budget proposal Wednesday including plans to tackle a deficit.


A judge has ruled there was no violation of Michigan’s open meetings act when the state Capitol was closed while the Legislature debated and voted on a right-to-work law.


Governor Rick Snyder is still in the hospital Friday.


Governor Rick Snyder’s public schedule has been cleared after he was admitted to a hospital in Ann Arbor Thursday.


A federal appeals court has upheld a multi-million dollar judgment against a man who stalked and harassed a gay University of Michigan student leader.

Governor Rick Snyder says he’s not worried about early polls that show the road funding proposal on the statewide May ballot is in trouble.


An economic study says the May ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax could also cost Michigan taxpayers $100 million more in federal income taxes.


Governor Rick Snyder addressed the Michigan Civil Rights Commission Monday.


A federal judge says the state must recognize the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples.

The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether Michigan’s right to work law applies to state civil service workers.


Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to raise $1.2 billion to repair roads.

The US Supreme Court could decide Friday whether to hear a legal challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

A new rule makes it easier for drivers who hit and kill an animal to claim their road kill.