Schuette Warns Against Rushed Prison Reform in Lame Duck Session
leaders chosen to uphold the Constitution, a guiding principle must be to never
compromise the safety of Michigan citizens and families. Currently, significant
prison reform legislation is on the table for the lame-duck session that may put
public safety at risk.
Schuette notes that he responsibility to protect the public cannot and should
not be rushed. Public safety is a top priority and any changes to the justice
system deserve careful consideration. If passed, this legislation would
prematurely release violent criminals back into our neighborhoods and public
safety would be compromised. The safety and security of our citizens must not be
put at risk by rushing major policy changes during the midnight hour of
letter to the legislature, Attorney General Schuette addresses several areas of
concern with the legislation.
Read the letter here.
- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today joined
Acting Associate U.S. Attorney General Stuart Delery, U.S.
Attorney Carmen Ortiz for the District of Massachusetts, Acting Assistant
Attorney General Joyce R. Branda for the Justice Department's Civil Division and
FDA Deputy Commissioner Howard Sklamberg
at an announcement that 14 individuals connected to New England Compounding
Center (NECC) will face felony charges
Attorney General Bill Schuette and Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Director Dan Wyant today issued a statement regarding a reported petroleum
pipeline incident resulting from a "pinhole" leak on an Enbridge pipeline in
Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that he's
issued a formal Attorney General Opinion stating that Detroit Downtown
Development Authority funds may be used to develop Detroit's new proposed hockey
arena and the use of these funds for this purpose is constitutional.
Attorney General Bill Schuette today joined a lawsuit brought by attorneys
general and governors from 20 other states to challenge the President's recent
unilateral executive order on immigration.
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola today announced Mason Circuit Court Judge Richard Cooper has reversed Mason District Court Judge Wadel's dismissal of the Open Murder charge against Sean Phillips, 25, of Scottville, in the death of his daughter, Katherine Phillips, the Mason County infant missing since 2011 and known as "Baby Kate" in the media.