Gov. Rick Snyder says one of his budget priorities in his second term would be to expand a program that helps low-income kids get dental care.
As most Michigan students enjoy their summer vacations, some schools are using new state funding to add air conditioning and retrofit their buildings so they can teach year-round.
Governor Rick Snyder says a deal with a private contractor to provide food for state prisons could be terminated if there are future problems with the company. Aramark Food Services was awarded the $145 million, three-year contract last December. But the arrangement has been beset by problems since then.
Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that requires police and hospitals to handle rape evidence kits in a timely fashion. It’s a response to the discovery in 2009 of 11,000 abandoned evidence kits in a Detroit police warehouse.