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.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has again delayed a vote on a medical marijuana business license ordinance. Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to postpone a decision on the issue, and voted to extend a moratorium on new medical marijuana businesses through the end of March. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Chair of Brown University's Africana Studies department says an important part of Martin Luther King's message is the fact we are all tied together with a mutual destiny. Tricia Rose gave the keynote address Monday at EMU's MLK day celebration. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.