Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin hopes employees will be willing to forgo contractually-approved pay raises to help the school deal with state budget cuts. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.
Ypsilanti, MI – David Fair and League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak have this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment. Their guest: Kerry Duggan, Senior Advisor of Legislative Affairs in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division of the U-S Department of Energy.
Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County Commununities that contract for police service units from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department likely won't see large increases in the price they pay over the next four years. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor City Council has approved a budget for the next fiscal year, but as WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, city officials hope changes in labor contracts will eliminate the need for layoffs.
Ypsilanti, MI – In this week's Issues of the Environment, WEMU's David Fair speaks with local Girl Scouts about their effort to convince their parent organization to stop using palm oil in the preparation of Girl Scout cookies.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board has approved plans for a new parking lot at Haisley elementary school. Parents of Haisley students have had mixed opinions on the plans. Here more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.