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State Police Preparing to Enforce "Capitol Committee Rules" to Ensure Safe Forum

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State Police are preparing for large amounts of visitors at the Michigan State Capitol, Monday and Tuesday.

They will be strictly enforcing the procedures for the use of the Capitol, as approved and published by the Michigan Capitol Committee.

Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue, Director of the Michigan State Police says,

     "All of the measures we are taking at the Capitol are to ensure the safety of those working and conducting business in the Capitol and the surrounding state buildings.  Our responsibility includes safeguarding the Constitutional rights of those attempting to petition their legislators, and enforcing these rules allows us to provide a safe forum for everyone."

For details on these rules and regulations, please visit the link we have provided on the left.

Additionally, there will be several roads closed in Lansing, this week.

Walnut Street, between Allegan and Ottawa will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic, beginning at 6 AM, on Monday.

On Tuesday, the City of Lansing will be closing the following streets at 6 AM:

·      Capital from Ionia to Allegan

·      Michigan from Washington to Capital

·      Ottawa from Capital to Walnut

·      Allegan from Capital to Walnut

·      Walnut from Allegan to Ottawa

Please note that parking will also not be allowed on these streets.