By Rick Pluta/Laura Weber, Michigan Public Radio Network
UNDATED – The Republican candidate for governor has chosen a running mate. Sources inside the campaign of Republican nominee Rick Snyder have confirmed he has chosen state Representative Brian Calley to be his lieutenant governor candidate.
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Agriculture says some of the eggs associated with a nationwide recall have made their way to the state.
The department said Tuesday afternoon that the investigation into where eggs were distributed continues. The eggs weren't sold directly to Michigan customers, but some food distributors that were customers sold the eggs to Michigan locations.
More than 500 million eggs have been recalled in the nationwide investigation of a salmonella outbreak. The outbreak has sickened more than 1,000 people.
The state Senate will not meet again until September seventh, but Governor Granholm says work on the state budget continues. And, as Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, she expects it to be done on time and without another government shutdown.
A former secretary of the Navy who recently was chosen to chair a Gulf oil spill investigation committee will be teaching at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering this fall.
Donald Winter is leading a panel put together by the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council that is looking into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and spill. A preliminary report is scheduled to be released in October.