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Michigan Politicians react to State of the Union address

President Donald Trump wrapped up his first official State of the Union address reflecting on his first year in office and laying the ground work for 2018.Political Reporter Nick Minock reported on Capitol Hill to recap the President's speech.The President → Read More

Sessions' regulations on marijuana 'atrocious,' some lawmakers say

Some lawmakers believe Attorney General Jeff Sessions is waging a war against marijuana by calling his approach to regulations “atrocious,” and some of those same state lawmakers are now taking action.Session's decided to rescind what some consider relaxed → Read More

House passes bill allowing charter and cyber school to tap into mileages

Today, the Michigan House passed a controversial bill that is now making its way toward the governor’s desk that would give more money to charter and cyber schools, allowing them to tap into enhancement mileages.Republicans support this bill, but opponents → Read More

Lt. Governor Brian Calley announces he is running for Governor in 2018

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) -- On Tuesday, Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley jumped in the race for Governor.He launched his website announcing his candidacy, saying I am running for Governor to make Michigan the most prosperous state in the na → Read More

Controversial bill to allow guns into gun free zones heads to Michigan Senate

The Michigan Senate is closer to passing bills that would allow teachers and CPL holders to carry hidden, loaded guns in schools, day cares, and other gun free zones.Political Reporter Nick Minock covered the debate.The Michigan Senate Government Operation → Read More

Michigan DEQ investigating lead pipe replacement throughout Michigan

Water bills may skyrocket if new Michigan Department of Environmental Quality regulations are passed in Lansing.Governor Rick Snyder's Environmental Agency wants to make cities and towns replace all of their lead pipes, but that would come with a cost.Poli → Read More

Healthcare providers seeking solution to opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump's drug czar nominee withdrew his name for consideration after reports that U.S. Rep. Tom Marino sponsored legislation that hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration's fight against the opioid crisis.Earlier this week, President Tr → Read More

Protesters call for resignation of state police chief over social media controversy

Michigan State Police's top boss is getting some heat tonight.Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue met with groups who are angered by her Facebook post that called people who kneel during the national anthem degenerates.Earlier this afternoon, the Colonel met with c → Read More

Michigan GOP reviving bill to allow concealed carry in more public places

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Republican lawmakers are resurrecting a bill that opponents say would allow more guns in schools.Emily Durbin, a mother of two, and a physiologist at MSU, is fighting Senate Bill 584.Senate Bill 584 would allow f → Read More

State lawmakers look to help charities now prohibited from fundraising in intersections

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Local charities say they were hit hard when the Attorney General's office declared they couldn't collect cash from drivers in intersections.Cities across the state of Michigan have been cracking down on charities → Read More

Same-sex couple challenging faith-based agencies' ability to deny adoptions

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - A same-sex couple was denied the right to adopt children in Michigan, and now the couple is fighting back.A new ACLU lawsuit is challenging the state's system of allowing faith-based adoption agencies to reject q → Read More

Michigan Army National Guardsmen are headed to Texas

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Michigan is deploying 24 Army National Guardsmen from Macomb County and Grand Ledge to help Texas recover from Tropical Storm Harvey.At the Michigan Army National Guard Base in Grand Ledge, we got a look at o → Read More

State lawmaker looks to offer tax credits to offset school pay-to-play fees

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Back to school season means some extra expenses.But right now, there is a lawmaker trying to give financial relief to parents who have kids in extra-curricular activities.Political Reporter Nick Minock joins us w → Read More

State lawmakers get up close look at driverless car research and development

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - New research from Temple University shows just a few driverless vehicles on the road could cut down on traffic pile-ups.The new study comes as researchers in Michigan continue to test autonomous vehicle technolog → Read More

Demonstrators in Lansing block roads to call attention to racism in Michigan prison system

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Friday night, tempers flared in Lansing as demonstrators blocked roads to demand change.Around forty people gathered near the State Capitol to bring attention to what they call racism and fascism in Michigan's p → Read More

Debate underway at state capitol over mandating vaccination for school children

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Right now, healthcare leaders want parents to get their children vaccinated before heading back to school.But there's a big debate going on at the state capitol as to whether or not parents should be forced to va → Read More

Candidates, officials preparing for election Tuesday

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - Democrat Andy Schor is one of hundreds of candidates preparing for Tuesday's election.I love this neighborhood... my wife and I lived right down the street... For ten years we lived there, Schor said while he was → Read More

New polling sheds light on potential races for Governor, Senate

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - New polling is out in the race for Governor and U.S. Senate--including what could happen if Kid Rock decided to run for office.Political Reporter Nick Minock joined us in Lansing to break down the numbers.Kid Roc → Read More

Existing casinos lobby to stop six new off-reservation casinos in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) – A massive fight is brewing to stop six new casinos from opening in Michigan.Three tribes are lobbying to open the casinos in Muskegon, Lansing, Romulus, Flint, Vanderbilt, and Port Huron.The President of Truscott → Read More

Michigan House approves bill to carry guns without permits

LANSING, Mich. (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) -- Michigan Republicans and gun advocates are celebrating.The State House voted to roll back gun carrying requirements on Wednesday.Right now in Michigan you may carry a firearm in the open, but you need training a → Read More