Government

President Mark Schlissel at the Central Student Government Assembly meeting at the Union on November 7, 2016.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel released a statement Saturday morning affirming the University’s commitment to international students and faculty.

Legislation intended to change consequences for a first offense minor in possession charge passed through the state House of Representatives last Tuesday and are set to face final review soon by the state Senate and Gov. Rick Snyder.

Legislation aimed at protecting both people who overdose and those who attempt to assist them from legal prosecution will move back to the Michigan House after being passed by the Michigan Senate last week.

This article is the first in a series examining candidates' higher education reform plans.

The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge aiming to uphold Michigan's ban on straight-ticket voting Thursday, ensuring that straight-ticket voting will still be an option on the November ballot.

The Michigan Senate introduced and voted Wednesday on the passage of a bill that will allow dogs in outdoor restaurants and patios. However, for cat lovers, felines are not included in the new legislation and must be left at home.

Ann Arbor became the first city in Michigan to ban the sale of tobbacco to those under the age of 21, after an ordinance introduced in July passed during the council's meeting on August 4.

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CLEVELAND — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette addressed the Republican National Convention Monday afternoon, where he spoke about the ongoing Flint water crisis, among broader issues.

Gov. Rick Snyder is one of several prominent Republicans who have not endorsed Donald Trump and does not plan to attend the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland.