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Michigan doctors will be required to check a prescription database before prescribing painkillers and other powerful drugs under new laws signed by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.


In his first day as a candidate for governor, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley made criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis a campaign issue. Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta tells us he was picking a fight with state Attorney General Bill Schuette, who is a rival for the Republican nomination.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley Joins Gubernatorial Race

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will seek a promotion to governor next year. 

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Michigan’s special education students need more resources. That’s according to a new report released Wednesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


Lt. Gov. Brian Calley handed over the leadership of his part-time Legislature ballot drive to conservative grassroots activists Friday, as he prepared for an expected 2018 campaign for governor. 

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The state has put resources toward fighting a hepatitis A outbreak. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports the Lieutenant Governor has activated emergency centers. 

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is starting a new effort to make Michigan’s Legislature part-time.

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A fourth mid-Michigan county has declared a state of emergency following recent flooding.

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Lawmakers show a bipartisan lack of enthusiasm toward part-time legislature. 


Calley used a conference of political and business leaders this week to roll out a government reform agenda.

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces ballot drive to make Legislature part-time. 


A ballyhoo announcement scheduled for May 30, 2017 by Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley may not be what many are expecting. 

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During at taping of "Off the Record" at WKAR-TV, attorney Geoffrey Fieger said he is 'darn serious' about running for governor again. 

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Kildee decides against running for Michigan governor in 2018. 


Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley signals 2018 gubernatorial bid.