• New Michigan laws aimed at protecting bicyclists on roads

    Michigan drivers will now be required to leave at least 3 feet of space while passing bicyclists on the road under legislation signed recently by Gov. Rick Snyder. “Many Michiganders enjoy activities like bicycling, but these activities can leave them vulnerable to vehicles sharing the road,” Snyder said. “Drivers must exercise caution and maintain awareness…

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  • Gov. Snyder supports environmental quality openness, oversight

    Greater opportunities for transparency and input into critical environmental quality rule-making processes, as well as an alternative appeals process for applications received by the Department of Environmental Quality, are now in place under legislation signed this week by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. “When state leaders make decisions impacting environmental quality, Michiganders deserve full transparency,” Snyder…

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  • Join the 5 million on Michigan organ donor registry

    More than 5 million Michigan residents now have joined the Michigan Organ Donor Registry, making a commitment to give the gift of life, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced this week. “Every name is a beacon of hope for the more than 3,200 people in Michigan awaiting a life-changing transplant,” Johnson said. “I want to…

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