Washtenaw County, MI – Deputy Washtenaw County Administrator Verna McDaniel is expected to be chosen to move into the county's top post. The county board voted last night to interview only McDaniel at a work session tonight. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Mayor and several city council members have written checks to give back three percent of their salaries. That action came Tuesday night when council also approved a contract that includes salary reductions for city firefighters to avoid layoffs. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – A pair of task forces looking at ways to reduce the amount of money needed from Ann Arbor's general fund budget to keep the city's senior center and Mack pool open are showing signs of progress, but need to find more savings. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials continue to hear support for much of the proposed 16-point-two million dollars in budget reductions, but some other ideas are consistently mentioned by concerned community members. The district held its third of four public forums on the budget Thursday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Professor Knute Nadelhoffer is the Director of the University of Michigan's biological station near Pellston near the tip of Michigan's lower peninsula. He's also chief editor of the book "The Changing Environment of Northern Michigan". Professor Nadelhoffer talked about the book and the research it compiles with WEMU's Bob Eccles. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.
Ann Arbor, MI – Nearly all Ann Arbor city employees met Tuesday with City Administrator Roger Fraser at the Michigan Theater to hear details of the city's financial position. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.