This week on Off The Record, the panel discusses the road funding debate and Sen. Rebekah Warren's possible run for congress. The guest is Livonia School Superintendent, Dr. Randy Liepa. Chris Gautz, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.
UPDATE: After this program was recorded, state Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, announced she will not be running for U.S. Congress.
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Today on Current State: residents of a condemned mobile home park face imminent eviction; a new Democrat emerges to challenge Republican Congressman Mike Rogers; an update on the Kepler space telescope project and the American Roots sound of Kalamazoo duo Red Tail Ring.
Last Tuesday, the Ingham County Health Department notified residents of the Life O’Riley Mobile Home Park and Campground that they had 10 days to find another place to live. A failing sewage disposal system and other issues have created an urgent health hazard.
This evening at 5 p.m. is the deadline for all 85 households in the park to be vacated.
Another Democrat has announced her candidacy to represent Lansing and East Lansing in Congress.
Susan Grettenberger is the director of Central Michigan University's Social Work Program and an associate professor in the department. In a news release about her candidacy last week, the Lansing resident discussed "a theme of economic populism and giving voice to everyday Americans."
Last week, NASA announced its latest findings from the Kepler mission. Kepler is a space telescope that was launched in 2009 to look for habitable planets. Current State’s Emanuele Berry sat down with Michigan State University astronomer Megan Danahue to learn more.