As the nation marks 15 years since the September 11 tragedy, we talk with former Lansing fire chief and current state Representative Tom Cochran about how those events affected local first responders in mid-Michigan.
For close to 40 years, Gary Randall has worked in the state capitol, either a State Representative or the Clerk of the Michigan House. We talk with Randall about what he’s seen and what he’s learned from his many years an the capitol.
We speak with representatives from the groups Flint Rising and Progress Michigan. both are calling for Department of Environmental Quality director nominee Heidi Grether to be rejected by the legislature.
A Presidential candidate visited Lansing in August. Current State looks back at the impact of the Trump visit on our Month in Review segment, and anticipate his Detroit appearance this weekend, with capitol reporters Tim Skubick and Emily Lawler.
The fate of a number of low-performing Lansing schools is uncertain as the district awaits clarification about test scores from Michigan’s School Reform Office. We hear the thoughts of Lansing School Board President Peter Spadafore and state Rep. Andy Schor.
A proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) line is meeting with particular resistance in Meridian Township. We ask two opponents why they’re resisting CATA’s efforts to move forward with the federally and state-subsidized project.
Ballot proposals and November’s general election candidates are settled after yesterday’s primary election. We look back at some of the results and hear the thoughts of two Lansing-based journalists: Susan J. Demas of Inside Michigan Politics and Mickey Hirten of the Lansing City Pulse.