A voting rights coalition has asked a Federal judge to issue a preliminary injunction prohibiting the use of check-off boxes that ask voters to confirm their U.S. citizenship on November ballots. WEMU's Bob Eccles has that, and a look at what you can expect to find - or not find - on your local baloot.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.
In Dexter Township, James Drolett has won the republican primary for Supervisor, defeating Kathryn Bowring. Drolett will face incumbent Democrat Pat Kelly in November. In the Dexter Township Republican primary for the Treasurer's post, Libby Brushaber has defeated Mark Wojno. Brushaber faces no opposition in November.
In the Republican primary for Bridgwater Township's Board of Trustees, incumbent trustee David Faust and newcomer Wes Cowden won yesterday's vote. Both will be unopposed in November.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners have signed off on a four-party agreement and Articles of Incorporation that will serve as the framework for a new, county-wide transit authority. Even with that step forward, another action was taken that will takes the process a step backward. WEMU's Andrew Cluley explains.