Apr 23, 2012 4:56 PM
When State Rep. Peter MacGregor heard about the assault and death of an 84-year-old man at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, he was "definitely saddened." He has been pushing for changes at the facility.
Michigan is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. The state also allows direct participation of the electorate by initiative, referendum, recall, and ratification.