retirement Scaled-Back Local Retirement Plan Heads To Governor By Rick Pluta • Dec 13, 2017 American Advisors Group / flickr.com The Legislature has sent Governor Rick Snyder a set of local retirement bills that passed by wide margins once they were stripped of controversial provisions. Listen Listening... / 0:38 Rick Pluta reports on retirement plan legislation that awaits Gov. Snyder's signature. Michigan Legislature To Tackle Local Pension Overhaul By Rick Pluta • Dec 1, 2017 American Advisors Group / flickr.com It looks like the Legislature will spend much of December fighting over an overhaul of how the state oversees local retirement funds. Listen Listening... / 0:38 Rick Pluta reports on the Michigan Legislature's plans to overhaul local retirement funds. Teacher Pension Overhaul Headed To Governor Snyder By Rick Pluta • Jun 21, 2017 Pixabay / pixabay.com New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. Listen Listening... / 0:38 Rick Pluta reports on teacher retirement legislation awaiting Gov. Snyder's signature. Top Republican Legislators And Snyder – Inches From Deal On Teacher Retirement By Rick Pluta & Cheyna Roth • Jun 9, 2017 Pexels / pexels.com Top lawmakers in the state Legislature have reached a tentative agreement with Governor Rick Snyder about changes to the state’s teacher retirement system. Listen Listening... / 0:33 Cheyna Roth and Rick Pluta reports on Gov. Snyder and the Michigan Legislature approaching a deal on a new teacher retirement system. Teacher Retirement System Back On The Agenda In Lansing By Cheyna Roth • May 24, 2017 Pexels / pexels.com A showdown is brewing in Lansing over the fate of teacher retirements. Listen Listening... / 0:39 Cheyna Roth reports on legislation that would affect the retirement plans of Michigan's teachers. Tuition Increases Likely In Eastern Michigan University's New Fiscal Year Budget By Taylor Pinson & Jordan Lemanski • May 17, 2017 Eastern Michigan University / emich.edu Eastern Michigan University held a budget forum on Tuesday. Teacher And Municipal Employee Retirement Bills Halted In Legislature By Cheyna Roth • Dec 7, 2016 Cheyna Roth / MPRN Teachers, firefighters and police are celebrating today. That’s after lawmakers dropped legislation that would make drastic changes to their retirement benefits. Listen Listening... / 0:36 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on a halt of legislation to change benefits for municipal employees. Municipal Employees Plan Rally At Capitol During Committee Hearing By Cheyna Roth • Dec 6, 2016 Joe Ross / flickr.com Municipal employees are planning to head to the Capitol today. Lawmakers will hold a hearing on controversial legislation affecting municipal retirement health benefits. Listen Listening... / 0:38 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on a rally to protest the loss of retirement benefits for municipal employees. Senate Committee Passes Michigan Public School Teacher Retirement Changes By Cheyna Roth • Dec 1, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Teacher retirement changes are charging through the legislature. A Senate committee held a meeting on the legislation today Wednesday. Listen Listening... / 0:35 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on teacher retirement changes passed by a state Senate committee. Appeals Court: Too Late To Rehash Detroit 'Grand Bargain' By Rick Pluta • Oct 4, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org A federal appeals court says it’s too late to go back and rehash the “Grand Bargain” that allowed Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy two years ago. Listen Listening... / 0:40 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on a federal court decision to not rehash Detroit's "Grand Bargain." UMS President Ken Fischer Announces Retirement By Lisa Barry • Apr 7, 2016 Courtesy Photo / ums.org A fixture in the Ann Arbor arts scene will soon step down. Listen Listening... / 0:41 WEMU's Lisa Barry reports on UMS President Ken Fischer announcing his retirement.