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Lessenberry: Public money for private schools, Bedrock lawsuit, sports betting

May 16, 2018

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Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a challenge with the state court of appeals this week over the issue of public money for private schools. Schuette disagrees with a court ruling that said it's unconstitutional for the state to reimburse private schools for fire drills and other expenses required by the state.

Michigan Radio news analyst Jack Lessenberry and Morning Edition host Doug Tribou discuss the issue and whether Schuette's appeal stands a chance.

They also talk about the city of Detroit's lawsuit against Dan Gilbert's Bedrock Management Services. The city wants the company to turn over information about certain tenants as part of an ongoing effort to crack down on city income tax evasion. Also, they discuss whether the US Supreme Court's decision to greenlight sports gambling could benefit Michigan.