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Schuette Encourages Michigan Residents to Take Advantage of Drug Take Back Day

Designated disposal cites and all 30 MSP posts will be accepting unwanted prescription drugs LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is encouraging all Michigan communities to participate in National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Both the state and national drug take back initiatives are dedicated to the proper and safe […]

Disaster Preparedness: Precautionary Steps to Take

The recent hurricanes and flooding in Florida and the Carolinas and fires in California, as well as our massive flooding of August of 2014 and power outage of August 2003, remind us that anything could happen, anywhere, at any time. Being proactive by protecting yourself with the following tips may enable you to have a […]

Michigan Mental Health Communities Get Major Boost

Mental health care is often accompanied by a stigma. Its as if its normal to seek help if you have heart trouble or suffer from a chronic disease, but a person must be weak or crazy to seek mental help. It is an area of concern that needs more attention. Although it may be difficult […]

How to Prevent Car Break-Ins

It is all too common for thieves to quickly break into cars, not with intention for stealing the car, but to take any items of value left in the vehicle. Referred to as the “smash and grab,” this behavior is done entirely out of opportunity. Therefore, preventing car break-ins is as easy as removing the […]

Schuette Recognizes October as National Bullying Prevention Month

LANSING– Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today recognized October as National Bullying Prevention month. “Bullying is a leading cause of teen suicide in the country, and Michigan is no exception,” said Schuette. “Students should feel safe and comfortable at school, free from fear of their fellow classmates. I remain committed to the OK2SAY program and […]

Ford Turning Newly Acquired Train Station into a Haunted House

Though Michigan Central Station stood empty for 30 years, Ford plans on turning the building into a Haunted House. What once served the Corktown area in Detroit as the main rail depot will soon feature shops, restaurants, and bars, but not before they give Detroiters a little scar. The Michigan Central Station will be transformed […]

How to Be Prepared for Michigan National Disasters

In the wake of hurricane Florence and in light of September being National Emergency Preparedness Month, it is a good time to review how to prepare for a national disaster. While Michigan is not in the path of a hurricane, the state certainly has it’s share of storms. Being ready for these situations just takes […]

Belle Isle Fountain to Receive Upgrade Funds

There has been debate in recent years over hosting the Grand Prix race on Belle Isle Park every summer. But the race proved beneficial to the park after all. The Belle Isle Fountain is expected to receive a $400,00 upgrade thanks to the fundraising Grand Prixmiere Gala that took place this summer. Built in 1925, […]

Schuette Encourages Residents to Attend October Consumer Education Programs

LANSING – Attorney General Bill Schuette encourages Michigan residents to learn more about being a savvy consumer. The Department of Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division is offering a variety of educational programs throughout the month of October aimed at keeping Michigan consumers safe and up-to-date on the latest scams. THE OCTOBER PROGRAMS INCLUDE: Home Repair & […]

Schuette: Food for the Poor Agrees to Pay $300,000 to Settle Allegations of Deceptive Charitable Solicitations

Settlement will be split between the Food Bank Council of Michigan and the Capuchin Soup Kitchen; money will go directly toward feeding Michigan families in need LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced his Charitable Trust Section has reached a settlement with Food for the Poor, a large Florida-based charity that solicits nationwide, […]