cs130423 http://wkar.org en Dispute over Ingham circuit court recordkeeping suggests changes ahead http://wkar.org/post/dispute-over-ingham-circuit-court-recordkeeping-suggests-changes-ahead-0 <p></p><p>A minor turf war over public records is taking shape in Ingham County.</p><p>While the dispute is being downplayed by its two participants---<a href="http://cl.ingham.org/">Clerk Barb </a><a href="http://cl.ingham.org/">Byrum</a> and Chief Circuit Court Judge <a href="http://cc.ingham.org/GeneralInformation/Judges/HonorableJanelleALawless.aspx">Janelle Lawless</a>---some observers suggest it’s symptomatic of a larger, ongoing problem: &nbsp;poor public access to documents.</p><p>Current State host Mark Bashore visited with both Barb Byrum and Judge Janelle Lawless to learn more.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:22:19 +0000 Current State 34797 at http://wkar.org Councilwoman Yorko on city budget http://wkar.org/post/councilwoman-yorko-city-budget <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Lansing City Council continued discussions of Mayor </span>Virg<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bernero’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> proposed 2014 budget yesterday. &nbsp;This time, the council focused on </span>Bernero’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; spending plan for the city’s fire department. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:14:20 +0000 Current State 34710 at http://wkar.org Councilwoman Yorko on city budget Michigan DEQ limits environmental impacts of dredging http://wkar.org/post/michigan-deq-limits-environmental-impacts-dredging <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year record low water levels have spurred the Michigan government to spend over $20 million on dredging. Many hope dredging will enable recreational and commercial boating to continue, preventing revenue loss.</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:08:49 +0000 Current State 34707 at http://wkar.org Michigan DEQ limits environmental impacts of dredging Lansing business news with MLive's Angela Wittrock http://wkar.org/post/lansing-business-news-mlives-angela-wittrock-9 <p></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:19:24 +0000 Current State 34712 at http://wkar.org