cs130326 http://wkar.org en Curtis Hertel on running for state Senate in 2014 http://wkar.org/post/curtis-hertel-running-state-senate-2014 <p></p><p>Current Ingham County Register of Deeds <a href="http://www.hertelforsenate.com/">Curtis Hertel</a>&nbsp;recently announced his plans to run for state Senate for 2014. As of now, he is the only democrat seeking to replace Gretchen Whitmer, who will reach her term limit come 2014.</p><p><em>Current State</em>&nbsp;speaks with Hertel on his future plans for the position.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:50:27 +0000 Current State 33290 at http://wkar.org Patrick Kennedy on the status of mental health treatment in America http://wkar.org/post/patrick-kennedy-status-mental-health-treatment-america <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In his State of the State address in January, Governor Rick Snyder told lawmakers that Michigan must do better when treating people with mental health issues. &nbsp;The governor vowed to not only increase state funding for mental health, but also to work towards community-based treatment solutions.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:44:36 +0000 Current State 33289 at http://wkar.org Patrick Kennedy on the status of mental health treatment in America Lansing city council president responds to Bernero's budget proposal http://wkar.org/post/lansing-city-council-president-responds-berneros-budget-proposal <p></p><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:35:12 +0000 Current State 33287 at http://wkar.org Lansing city council president responds to Bernero's budget proposal Measuring Great Lakes water quality today and a century ago http://wkar.org/post/measuring-great-lakes-water-quality-today-and-century-ago <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been 100 years since the International Joint Commission conducted a Great Lakes-wide bacteriological study. &nbsp;Scientists are now looking to recreate the 1913 research; the 100 years study</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will assess how water quality in the Basin has changed over time. </span></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:31:13 +0000 Current State 33286 at http://wkar.org Measuring Great Lakes water quality today and a century ago