This week on "In The Public Interest," our bi-weekly conversation with the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor area, 89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with Rena Basch about what goes in to running for public office especially on the local level.
Voters in Ypsilanti Township will be among those hitting the ballot boxes next Tuesday, May 8th. As WEMU's Taylor Pinson reports, the township is asking voters to approve a new millage on to help pay for the community's fire department.
Creating a more effective way of utilizing the sheriff's office in the larger countywide effort to deal with mental illness. That is a more attainable goal following passage of the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health and Public Safety millage on Tuesday. Sheriff Jerry Clayton joined 89.1 WEMU's David Fair for a look ahead.
Sheriff Clayton discusses passage of countywide millage for mental health services and public safety.