DETROIT, MI – It may not seem surprising that Milliken, a Republican, is endorsing a Republican for governor. But he has not always been quick to throw his support behind Republican candidates. He has been outspoken about his discontent with the direction of the Republican Party in recent years. But he thinks Snyder will appeal to the same moderate demographic he once did. And he thinks that will translate to working well with the Legislature.
Delta Township, MI – General Motors officials have announced the company will invest $37-million to make improvements and upgrades to its Lansing Delta Township plant. Officials say the investment will keep the plant competitive in the global automotive market.
Gerald Johnson is GM's Manufacturing Manager. He says the company has to be more responsible with its investments following its bankruptcy last year.
LANSING, MI – General Motors said Wednesday that it will invest $37 million in its Lansing Delta Township assembling plant. The money will be spent on tooling and equipment to improve its manufacturing capabilities.
The company builds Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Arcadia crossover vehicles at the plant, which opened in 2006. GM said sales of these vehicles grew 36 percent in September.
Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Michigan Sunday to campaign for Democratic candidates.
A person with knowledge of the plans tells The Associated Press that Clinton will campaign with gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero in Detroit. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the visit had not been officially announced.
LANSING, MI – For decades, little attention was paid to Michigan's first governor. This summer, Detroit officials remodeling a downtown park dug up the remains of Stevens T. Mason. They plan to move his body to a new plot. But before that happens, Mason will lie in state at the Capitol in Lansing. WKAR's Gretchen Millich has our story.