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Citizens Research Council
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A study commissioned by an independent research group says term limits in Michigan have not met many of the expectations set when voters adopted them 25 years ago.  


James Lower
Michigan House Republicans / gophouse.org

State lawmakers want to overhaul how three major universities select their governing bodies.  This stems from ongoing criticism of Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assault complaints.


Jocelyn Benson
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The 2010 Democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State says she will try again in 2018. 


Rick Pluta / MPRN

One day before the voter registration deadline in Michigan, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says she’s going to spend the last month of the campaign delivering "a positive message."


Cash
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

A lawsuit says Michigan is short-changing local governments $4 billion dollars a year.  If it succeeds, it would blow a giant hole in the state budget and send legislators and state budget officials scrambling to find a fix. 


University Research Corridor
Courtesy Photo / urcmich.org

The University Research Corridor alliance, which includes the University of Michigan, had a big economic impact in our state in 2014.


Coyote
Courtesy Photo / projectcoyote.org

Humans and Coyotes are more frequently inhabiting the same space. Studies are underway to explore the lives of near-urban coyotes and our ability to co-habitate.  

In this week's 'Issues of the Environment' you'll hear from Wayne State University Researcher Bill Dodge.