Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Jennifer Granholm's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins October first includes cuts in funding to K-12 education. One local school superintendent says he's gravely disappointed by the cuts, but not surprised. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair talks with Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak about the group's environmental priorities for this year and next. Lisa will be the new co-host of WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment series beginning March 6. Click on the audio icon above to hear more.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the CEO of Resource Recycling Systems, Jim Frey. Find out how your local recycling operations are being impacted by the national economic crisis.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials expect large budget adjustments will be needed as the county prepares its fiscal year 2010 and 2011 budgets. County Administrator Bob Guenzel gave the county board of commissioners his financial state-of-the-county report Wednesday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti officials hope federal stimulus funds can help the city repave a couple of streets, improve energy efficiency in city-owned buildings, and fund some ground remediation for the Water Street project. Hear more on the priorities list in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Ann Arbor's Environmental Coordinator Matt Naud, who discusses what's involved in balancing recreation with environmental issues on the Huron River.