state legislature Rutledge Says Part Time Legislature Would Hurt Citizens By Bob Eccles • Jan 29, 2013 State lawmakers are considering whether they could get their work done on a part-time basis, but one local legislator doesn't like the idea. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles. Zemke Says Education and Jobs are Top Priorities By Bob Eccles • Jan 11, 2013 Newly-elected 55th district state representative Adam Zemke says he's ready to get to work in Lansing, with education and jobs topping his list of priorities. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles. First Friday Focus on the Environment By Lisa Wozniak & David Fair & David F • Jan 4, 2013 Michigan Environmental Council Communications Director Hugh McDiarmid discusses environmental decisions made by state lawmakers in 2012 on this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.