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LaSata Introduces Court Security Bills

A plan to improve security at courthouses across Michigan has been introduced in the state House, and one sponsor is Representative Kim LaSata. She tells WSJM News the three bill package expands the definition of assaulting a

Buchanan Tables Medical Marijuana Vote

Benton Harbor has already hit the brakes on allowing medical marijuana dispensaries, and now Buchanan has, too. The city commission last night tabled a vote on allowing dispensaries under state law until March 27. Mayor Brenda Hess

MI Home Builders Holding Summits This Month

Housing permits were up more than 11% last year in Michigan while home prices were up nearly 6%. The Home Builders Association held a Housing Permit Summit in Marquette Monday. Political affairs director Dawn Crandall tells us they are

MDOT Auctioning Off Excess Properties

From the Associated Press — An office building and 21 parcels of vacant land owned by the Michigan Department of Transportation are scheduled for public auction. The excess property will be up for bid on March 20 at

MI Congressman Embraces Town Halls

From the Associated Press — Congressman Justin Amash, of Michigan, is embracing the town halls that many of his Republican counterparts in Congress have avoided as people lash out at President Donald Trump’s early actions and the planned repeal