Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's proposal to have the state move to a two-year budget cycle seems to be garnering bi-partisan support among state lawmakers. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district filed its latest deficit elimination plan with the state last week, but it'll be a while before the district hears if the document has been accepted. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – A proposed constitutional amendment would extend the amount of time state senators and representatives could serve in office, but the proposal appears unpopular, even with those who oppose term limits. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – E-waste is the topic on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest is the General Manager of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of southwest Oakland County, Mike Csapo. Mike is also a board member of the Michigan Recycling Coalition.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's expanded Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is oceanographer Sylvia Earle. Earle is the National Geographic Explorer in Residence and founder of Mission Blue. She's also the past chief scientist for NOAA, and she's coming to Ann Arbor January 26.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County Administrator Verna McDaniel is predicting a nearly 13 million dollar budget shortfall in 2012, and a 21 million dollar deficit in 2013. McDaniel gave county commissioners her financial state of the county presentation Wednesday night. Here more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.