Ypsilanti, MI – The director of the state senate fiscal agency says the state can expect a 15 percent reduction in the general fund budget for fiscal year 2011-2012. On Thursday, Gary Olson gave the Eastern Michigan University community an update on the state budget. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – This month, residents form throughout Washtenaw County will get to help shape the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's vision for transit services for the next 30 years. About 45 people attended one of 20 planned public outreach meetings Wednesday night at the main Ann Arbor library. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to October's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring our special guest, the Oil Spill Response Coordinator and Program Assistant for the National Wildlife Federation, Beth Wallace.
Ypsilanti, MI – The contentious issue of mayoral appointments to city boards and commissions was addressed Tuesday night at Ypsilanti's city council meeting. A resolution clarifying the process was adopted, but it may or may not solve the problems it was drafted to address. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Monica Patel, a Policy Associate at The Ecology Center in Ann Arbor. Sunday is a 'global work day' to fight climate change, sponsored by 350 dot org.
Ypsilanti, MI – October is breast cancer awareness month. WEMU's David Fair talks with Vicki Rackowski, the Chief Operating Officer of the American Cancer Society's Great Lakes Division about the disease and advances in treating it. Click to hear the interview.
Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County's first international baccalaureate school may open next fall. The Ann Arbor school board was briefed on the proposal Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.