Michigan politics

marijuana photo
Brett Levin / Flickr Creative Commons

Various efforts are underway in Michigan to better regulate or legalize marijuana. MLive state capitol reporter Jonathan Oosting helps us understand all the activity.


The state is cutting ties with Aramark and starting fresh with a new company to provide food service to Michigan prisons. Current State talks with Michigan Public Radio Network Statehouse Bureau Chief Rick Pluta.


Jocelyn Benson photo
Courtesy Wayne State University

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states can appoint independent commissions to draw legislative and congressional boundaries. Current State speaks with Jocelyn Benson, Dean of the Wayne State University law school and a former candidate for Michigan Secretary of State.


Mike Bishop photo with Mark Bashore
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Current State talks with Cong. Mike Bishop about same sex marriage, other topics.


State capitol
Jake Neher / MPRN

Every month we look back at the state's top news stories. For June, the topics include important U.S. Supreme Court rulings and the ongoing issue of how to pay for road repairs.


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