Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

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2:58 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Vicksburg could use two bond sales to address financial difficulties

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The Village is also looking at making cuts up to $300,000 of a $1.4-million budget
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - The village of Vicksburg is hoping that two bond sales will help right its shaky budget and put its finances in order. Faced with $3.6 million in debt, but cleared by the state to deal with its deficit, the village expects to issue two bonds that will help refinance old debts, make need infrastructure improvements and maybe spark some development that in turn would bring in more tax revenue to the village.
1:59 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Petition Drive for Part Time Legislature Can Proceed

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Over 322,000 signatures are required by July 7th to put proposal on the November ballot
The part-time Legislature petition would cut legislative sessions to 60 days a year and cut lawmakers pay in about half to $35,000 a year. It also would require that any amendments and substitutes to proposed bills would have to be published and held for five days before the Legislature could vote on the bills.
11:41 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Michigan to Start Medicaid Expansion in April

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Medicaid expansion as part of the federal Affordable Care Act was approved last year in Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- The 300,000 to 500,000 Michigan residents eligible to obtain health insurance under the federal expansion of Medicaid may have to wait a little longer to get coverage. Michigan officials are backing off previous indications that Healthy Michigan, the Medicaid expansion plan that is part of the Affordable Care Act, will be in place and providing coverage by April 1.
11:28 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Calhoun County Commissioner Announces State House Campaign

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Terris Todd will seek the seat in the 62nd state House district. It's currently held by fellow Democrat Kate Segal
A second Calhoun County commissioner has entered the race for Michigan's 62nd District. Terris Todd, a Democrat and five-term county commissioner, officially announced on Wednesday that he would seek the seat currently held by Rep. Kate Segal. He is the third candidate to enter the race, so far facing Republicans Art Kale and John Bizon.
Battle Creek City Manager
9:22 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Battle Creek City Manager Resigns, Questions Remain

Battle Creek City Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Jennifer Bowman

    

Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Jennifer Bowman says City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama's resignation did not come as a surprise.

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