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Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon's resignation is being welcomed in the Legislature, where pressure had been building for her to step down or be ousted by the university's board of trustees.

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Governor Rick Snyder gives his final State of the State address Tuesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have lists of issues they want the governor to talk about.


The legislature is once again at odds with the governor. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports this time it’s over what to do about the new federal tax law.


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Democrats and Republicans in the state House may go toe-to-toe next year on making English the official language of Michigan.

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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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Michigan’s Speaker of the House has his eye on a new government position for 20-18. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports Tom Leonard is running for state Attorney General.


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Michigan would forgive more than $600 million in extra "responsibility" fees that have been assessed on 317,000 motorists for certain traffic offenses under new legislation that is designed to help them regain their licenses and stop driving illegally. 

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A new plan is in the works to bring down Michigan’s expensive auto insurance rates. It could be rolled out as soon as Tuesday.