geoff hansen Senate To Vote On Flint Fix-Up Oversight By Rick Pluta • Sep 22, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Flint could name its own experts to oversee the response to the city’s drinking water crisis under a bill just sent to the state Senate floor. Listen Listening... / 0:37 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on legislation that improve oversight in responding to the Flint water crisis. Detroit Schools Bill Faces Skeptical Michigan Senate By Rick Pluta • May 6, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org A controversial GOP plan to overhaul Detroit’s schools has landed in the state Senate and is getting a skeptical reception. Listen Listening... / 0:37 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on the Detroit schools overhaul bill going to the Michigan State Senate. Michigan Senators Attempt To Save Detroit Public Schools From Ruin By Jake Neher • Feb 5, 2016 Courtesy Photo / senatedems.com Legislative hearings are underway on a plan to keep Detroit Public Schools (DPS) from going broke. Listen Listening... / 0:43 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on legislative hearings to help Detroit Public Schools.