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Are More School Safety Inspections In The Near Future?
Wednesday, July 17, 2024

In 2017, 3-year-old Lilliana Kerr was killed after a lunch table fell on top of her at the Head Start program she attended in Dearborn Heights.

Bills On Bridge Tolls, Speed Limits And License Plates Pass House
Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Legislation that would allow private bridge owners to automate tolls passed the House early Thursday morning.

New Office Eyes Federal Defense Spending To Grow State's Economy
Monday, April 22, 2024

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is hoping to grow Michigan's defense and aerospace industries with the creation of the new Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation.

Final Redistricting Map Could Mean Big Changes For Some Incumbents
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Members of the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission on Wednesday voted to adopt a Detroit House district remedy map for court approval, and days ahead of the federal three-judge panel's March 1 deadline.

Senators Report Bill To Remove Driver's License Barrier
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Younger drivers seeking to obtain their first driver's license would see a barrier to getting their driver's license removed under legislation reported Tuesday.

Senators Hear Bills To Remove Driver's License Barriers
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Legislation lawmakers and officials said would remove barriers for people trying to obtain driver's licenses so they can get to their jobs was discussed Tuesday before a Senate committee with favorable testimony.

VRA-OK Maps Could Mean Significant Changes For Detroit House Reps
Monday, February 5, 2024

Three new map plans for the city of Detroit's House Districts drawn late last week by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission could pit two representatives against each other in the Hamtramck area, would rearrange district territory around Birmingham and Royal Oak and significantly carve up the 13th District, currently the focus of a special election.

Senate Panel Preps Bills To Repeal Enviro Rules Committee
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Democrats continue their efforts in the Legislature to repeal three committees created toward the end of former Republican Governor Rick Snyder's tenure that oversee operations at the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.

Redistricting: Another Detroit House Map Done Before In-Person Meetings
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Another idea of how to redraw Detroit's non-compliant House districts emerged Thursday before the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission meets in the city for two weeks of in-person meetings.

ICRC Completes Two Draft Maps, But Drawing Continues
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Two draft remedy maps for the city of Detroit and its surrounding suburbs were completed Wednesday by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission as it races to deliver constitutionally compliant maps to the federal court after its first iteration violated the equal protection rights of Detroit residents.

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