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Bill seeks approval to construct BRT lanes on Michigan highways.
LANSING — A new bill to allow local transit agencies to construct Bus Rapid Transit lanes on state highways would make mass transit more efficient, advocates say. Read More
Attorney says bills may ‘shore up’ some issues occurring at the federal level.
A series of three bills that passed through the Michigan House and are now expected to be taken up by the Senate would enhance the state’s medical marijuana law, possibly paving the way for lucrative business ventures. Read More
Ohio company uses U-M football fan’s likeness for T-shirts.
Chris Baldwin, the University of Michigan sophomore whose utter shock and bewilderment was broadcast across the country repeatedly following Michigan State University’s defeat of U-M in the last 10 seconds of a football game last month, is now playing a starring role on a T-shirt produced by an Ohio company. Read More
The managing partner of Dykema’s GR office has a hand in everything from education to mentoring to hospice.
If you ask Jim Brady about his community involvement, be ready for a long list. Read More
ALAIEDON TOWNSHIP — Governor Rick Snyder has signed a road-spending package into law that includes the first increase in decades in Michigan's fuel tax and vehicle registration fees, a move designed to address the deteriorating highways, roads and bridges across the state. Read More
A law firm has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers on behalf of the Michigan Farm Bureau, arguing that the new federal Clean Water Rule’s definition of “waters of the U.S.” is overly broad and will hurt farmers across the state. Read More
Grand Rapids community leaders participated in a panel discussion about the consequences of police militarization at a symposium hosted by Western Michigan University Cooley Law Review Oct. 22. Read More