Today on Current State: Lansing City Council President Carol Wood, business start-ups with the NEO Center, serving the local homeless population, and a preview of the BBC's Concert Orchestra performance at the Wharton Center.
Six months ago, political newcomer Jody Washington became Lansing’s First Ward representative on the city council. She ran to address serious challenges like the city’s burgeoning, long-term pension and health care deficit. Washington calls her brief tenure a 'roller coaster' and admits being disappointed. WKAR’s Mark Bashore sat down with her to explore why.