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Lawmaker Pleased With State Budget Progress

State Representative Beth Griffin is pleased progress has been made on the state budget this week. The Mattawan Republican tells WSJM News House and Senate negotiators have been working with Governor Gretchen Whitmer to restore funding included

Major Drug Bust Made Along I-94


Michigan State Police have made a major drug seizure in Van Buren County. MSP Sergeant Jose Patino out of Paw Paw tells us troopers pulled over an eastbound vehicle on I-94 Thursday and found three kilos of

DNR Land Auction Starts Next Week


Getting underway next Tuesday will be the annual Michigan Department of Natural Resources land auction. DNR resources specialist Michael Michalek tells WSJM News the agency sells off properties obtained through tax reversion to help acquire other properties

House Republicans Hail Budget Progress

Michigan House Republicans are pleased to see progress on the state budget, months after Governor Gretchen Whitmer line item vetoed nearly $1 billion in funding approved by the Legislature in its initial budget. State Representative Jack O’Malley

Governor Appoints Ethics Expert To MSU Board


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has named an ethics expert to Michigan State University’s governing board as it continues to confront the fallout from Larry Nassar’s sexual assaults. The appointment of Renee Knake on