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The Legislature returns to the state Capitol Tuesday. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, this will be the first time lawmakers will convene since the collapse last week of an effort to overhaul the state’s auto no-fault insurance law. 


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A state lawmaker wants to close loopholes in the state's paternity law that led to a judge accidentally ordering a mother to share custody of her child with a rapist. 

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and state lawmakers are calling for an overhaul of how the property of recently deceased people is dealt with. Rick Pluta has more. 


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The state Legislature was back in session for its first day of voting today and lawmakers were met with protestors at the Capitol.


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The Legislature ends its summer recess this week and returns to Lansing. As we hear from Rick Pluta, Governor Rick Snyder will have a to-do list waiting.


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The Senate has given final approval to legislation raising registration taxes and safety training fees for motorcyclists.

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The Michigan Senate is expected to take a final vote on legislation to raise registration taxes and safety training fees for motorcyclists.

Eastern Michigan University has approved a 3.9 percent tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year.