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MI House Resolution Would Drastically Change State Legislature
Joint Resolution GG, introduced by Republican Martin Howrylak of Troy and co-sponsored by two Republicans and three Democrats, would change Michigan’s Constitution to completely do away with our current two-chamber legislature, and replace it with a unicameral legislature.
Three Arrested After Drug House Raided In Kalamazoo Sunday
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that a team executed a search warrant to a home on North Park St. around 9pm Sunday, after tips led them to believe drugs were inside. Once inside, police found a large amount of crack cocaine and marijuana, along with a loaded handgun and almost $5,000…
Bipartisan Bills Would Allow For Online Voter Registration In Michigan
The bills would allow for people to register to vote through the Secretary of State’s website. Those attempting to register would need to of course meet the requirements to be a voter, and would also need to possess a Driver’s License or state ID card.
Blue Cross Recognizes Bronson Battle Creek, Kalamazoo For Maternity Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designated both hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for the “expertise” they showed in making the birth process safe and effective; other requirements include demonstrating what is called "Family Centered Care" practices, such as allowing …
Meijer Recalls Yogurts Over Fears of Glass Contamination
The Food and Drug Administration says that Meijer learned of the problem when a customer returned a yogurt, containing two pieces of glass, and further investigation led them to believe that a problem at the manufacturing facility might have caused the contamination.
Three Arrested After Drive By Shooting In Kalamazoo
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that they had received reports of a shootout around 3pm Wednesday, at the intersection of Ada and Woodbury Streets. No one was there, but an officer did stick around, and around 4pm he saw a van drive past a home with several shots fired from it.
Governor Would Appoint University Boards, Board Of Education Under New Bills
House Bills 5515 and 5516 would remove from the ballot the state board of education members, regents at the University of Michigan, trustees at Michigan State University, and governors of Wayne State University, and also remove those offices from the definition of “state elected official.…
Battle Creek Approves Medical Marijuana Businesses
At the Battle Creek City Commission meeting Tuesday night, two ordinances regarding the zoning and licensing of medical marijuana growers, testers, processors, transporters and dispensaries were voted on. Mayor Mark Behnke tells 95.3 WBCK that the ordinances passed 8-0, with Vice Mayor Dave Walters …
Kalamazoo Crime Spree Suspect Pleads Guilty But Mentally Ill
29-year-old Matthew Steppenwolf had been charged with multiple felonies, including armed robbery, arson, carjacking and firearms crimes; last week, he pleaded guilty but mentally ill to those charges, with other felonies being dropped, including ethnic intimidation.
Kalamazoo Lawmaker Introduces Bill Expanding Bottle Deposits
In Michigan, we already pay a 10 cent deposit on bottles and cans of carbonated beverages, a measure introduced 42 years ago in order to incentivize recycling. Now, a measure to spread that deposit to most other drinks is being considered.