A controversial bill that would move a key Michigan court is expected to be signed into law soon by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure would transfer the operations of the state’s Court of Claims to the Michigan Court of Appeals. The court of claims hears legal actions that are filed against the state of Michigan.
Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Bill Collette is critical of legislation that would move the Michigan Court of Claims from Ingham County to the Michigan Court of Appeals. Current State spoke with Ingham County Controller Tim Dolehanty about the impact such a move might have on the county.
Astronomers have found another black hole within a densely packed cluster of stars. Last year, an MSU lead research team discovered two black holes in a similar globular star cluster, suggesting that black holes occupying groups of dense stars may be more common than previously thought.
With rising tuition costs, higher education has grown less affordable and accessible for many. But here in the Lansing area, there are a number of opportunities to help with the costs of obtaining an advanced degree.
On this Veterans’ Day, there’s some good news to report for people transitioning from the military back into civilian life. A recent national survey ranks Ann Arbor and Lansing among the top 10 best medium-sized cities in the nation for hiring veterans.
Join WKAR's Current State team at Schuler Books Chapbook Cafe at Meridian Mall tomorrow at 6pm for a discussion of Mid-Michigan news and issues. Mark Bashore and company will join you to talk about the stories you think we should be covering and Michigan matters of greatest concern. Stop by for a coffee, compliments of Schuler Books and
a lively exchange of Michigan news ideas. Hope to see you there!
This week on Off The Record, the panel discusses a new Detroit mayor, court claims bill moves, and the decriminalization of marijuana. The guest is Tim Beck of the Safer Michigan Coalition. Zoe Clark, Bill Ballenger and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.