Former Gov. John Engler will be named the interim president of Michigan State University amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a high-ranking school official involved in the board of trustees' plan said Tuesday.
The state treasurer says caution should be the watchword as the Legislature develops plans to deal with a glitch in the federal tax overhaul. If they don’t that glitch could cost Michigan taxpayers more in state income taxes.
As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, there are differences among Republicans on what should happen next.
The Legislature is back in session for 2018, and an early priority is dealing with taxes. Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta explains, talks are underway to figure out how to make sure the federal tax overhaul doesn’t cause a spike in state income taxes.
The state of Michigan is trying to stop a court order that prevents officials from suspending the driver's licenses of people who can't afford traffic fines. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, the state says it’s not possible to comply with the decision.
A couple hundred volunteers showed up at the state Bureau of Elections Monday. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, they dropped off petitions to get a redistricting overhaul on the November ballot.
State House Speaker Tom Leonard said Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon must step down. He said MSU and Lou Anna Simon have let down the victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct.
WKAR's Reginald Hardwick reports on the Michigan House Speaker demanding MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon step down in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse case.
Enbridge Energy will be on the hot seat when the Michigan pipeline safety board meets Monday in Lansing. The Canadian company will be asked to explain how it’s ensuring the oil pipeline Line Five is safe.
Michigan has a growing number of inmates who are elderly, terminally ill, or otherwise medically frail. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, there is an effort underway to allow many of those felons to be released.