state legislature http://wemu.org en Rutledge Says Part Time Legislature Would Hurt Citizens http://wemu.org/post/rutledge-says-part-time-legislature-would-hurt-citizens <p>State lawmakers are considering whether they could get their work done on a part-time basis, but one local legislator doesn't like the idea.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:02:33 +0000 Bob Eccles 24823 at http://wemu.org Rutledge Says Part Time Legislature Would Hurt Citizens Zemke Says Education and Jobs are Top Priorities http://wemu.org/post/zemke-says-education-and-jobs-are-top-priorities <p>Newly-elected 55th district state representative Adam Zemke says he's ready to get to work in Lansing, with education and jobs topping his list of priorities.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:39:50 +0000 Bob Eccles 24134 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-54 <p>Michigan Environmental Council Communications Director Hugh McDiarmid discusses environmental decisions made by state lawmakers in 2012 on this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:23:57 +0000 Lisa Wozniak & David Fair & David F 23882 at http://wemu.org