Ed McBroom Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Restriction Introduced In Michigan State Senate By Cheyna Roth • Jun 6, 2019 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org New measures would ban abortions after a doctor detects a fetus’s heartbeat. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports bills were introduced Wednesday in the state Senate. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Cheyna Roth reports on the Michigan Senate introducing a "fetal heartbeat" bill. Voter Identification Bills Pass Through House By Cheyna Roth • Dec 8, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Bills creating stricter voter identification laws are quickly making their way through the Legislature. Listen Listening... / 0:40 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on the state House passing new voter ID legislation. Bills Meant To Increase Transparency In Government Make Their Way To The Senate By Cheyna Roth • Sep 22, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Lawmakers need to be more transparent. That was the message sent by the House today when it approved bills to expand Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Listen Listening... / 0:33 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on pending legislation designed to make the state government more transparent. Michigan State House Remembers Late Representative Peter Pettalia By Rick Pluta • Sep 14, 2016 Rick Pluta / MPRN There are now two desks on the floor of the state House draped with black ribbon and bedecked with flowers. Grand Rapids Facility For Veterans Under Investigation By Jake Neher • Feb 29, 2016 Courtesy Photo / michigan.gov A joint state House committee could begin hearings as soon as this week on a scathing audit of a state-run veterans’ home. Listen Listening... / 0:32 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on an investigation of a veterans' home in Grand Rapids. Michigan Department Of Environmental Quality May Require More Oversight By Rick Pluta • Feb 25, 2016 State of Michigan / michigan.gov Democrats in the state Legislature say it’s time to restore citizen oversight panels to supervise air and water programs in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Listen Listening... / 0:41 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on the possibility of more oversight for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Both Sides Of Michigan House Criticizing Renewable Energy Plan By Jake Neher • Sep 4, 2015 SolarYpsi There’s heated debate over the future of renewable energy policy in Michigan – and it’s not just Democrats versus Republicans. Listen Listening... / 0:35 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on the debate over renewable energy.