Current State #218 | December 11, 2013

Dec 11, 2013

Today on Current State: abortion legislation; state House democratic leader Tim Greimel; GM's new boss; East Lansing Rotary; and a time capsule in Grand Ledge.

Legislature's stare down with Right to Life a rarity

Dec 11, 2013
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The state Legislature is in its final week of voting before it adjourns for the year. One of the big questions is whether lawmakers will cast votes on a controversial anti-abortion issue this year.

House Dem leader Greimel on year-end legislative push

Dec 11, 2013

The last day of the Michigan legislature’s 2013 session is scheduled to be tomorrow.  That’s ramped up efforts by majority Republicans to pass several proposals generating a lot of debate.

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Yesterday, General Motors announced Mary Barra would become the company's next CEO. Barra is the first female CEO of a major U.S. auto company.

Neighbors in Action: East Lansing Rotary Club

Dec 11, 2013

It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where Current State features people and organizations working to make the Greater Lansing community a better place. This week, we feature the East Lansing Rotary.

Grand Ledge church looks to solve time capsule mystery

Dec 11, 2013
Joe Linstroth/WKAR

Earlier this year, as part of its centennial celebration, members of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Grand Ledge removed a time capsule that had been placed in the cornerstone all the way back in 1912.