A package of legislation introduced this week by nine Republican lawmakers in the Michigan Senate would make it easier for Michiganders to own and carry guns, but polling shows that’s the opposite of what voters are trying to accomplish.
Hundreds of illegal firearms have been taken off the streets through a statewide gun violence prevention initiative. And the latest funding plan from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer includes more investments designed to keep local communities safe from crime.
Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson has been selected as the special prosecutor who will decide whether or not Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno will face any criminal charges for allegedly tampering with voting machines after the 2020 election in Michigan.
Experts think the conviction of two men for conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer leaves unanswered questions about the potential for violence by extremists with a vendetta against government and law enforcement.