LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Legislature is
The state Senate voted 32-5 on Thursday to designate a portion of M-10 in Detroit as the "Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway." Franklin died in Detroit last year after battling pancreatic cancer.
The legislation will soon go to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature.
Supporters say dedicating a portion of the highway is a way to
Some Republicans who oppose the bill have said such designations should only go to fallen first responders and military veterans.
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