The state House opened hearings Wednesday on a bill that would require able-bodied people on Medicaid to have a job, be looking for work, or be enrolled in school. As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, the bill faces obstacles.
More local governments are getting money to create better systems to make sure every criminal defendant has a properly trained lawyer through every step of the legal process. Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta explains.
The Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in a case that pits school districts against advocates who say people should be allowed to carry firearms in schools. We have more from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta.
Governor Rick Snyder’s budget chief says plans are underway to fund improved school safety. Budget Director John Walsh said the governor told him to be prepared to add something to the spending proposal that’s currently before the Legislature.