Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has again delayed approval of the City Place project on south Fifth avenue. This time, though, the delay is expected to be only two weeks. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public school administrators have formally presented the school board with their proposed 2009-2010 budget. The plan addresses an estimated seven-million dollar deficit. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district is facing a lot of budget red ink, but few district residents turned out for a budget hearing Wednesday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district will likely have a hybrid school bus in the fall, thanks to a grant from D-T-E Energy Ventures. The grant is expected to be approved by the school board tonight. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Tonight, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to Pall Life Sciences' dioxane cleanup plan, even as an underground dioxane plume continues to spread around Scio Township and the west side of Ann Arbor. Hear more on the long-running cleanup controversy in this week's Issues of the Enviroment from WEMU.
Ypsilanti, MI – 54th district State Representative Alma Wheeler-Smith is running for Governor, and says one way to generate more revenue for the state is to change from a flat income tax to a progressive tax. Hear more in this interview with WEMU's David Fair.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Michigan house is working on legislation to ban smoking in workplaces, but there's a long way to go before legislation reaches the Governor's desk. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are looking into adding a special use permit to some commercial property zoning to allow outdoor sales that have apparently been occurring illegally for years. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.