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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6:43 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Snyder's budget plan expected to boost rainy day fund

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Spending plan also sets aside money in case federal government reduces payments under the Affordable Care Act
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder will recommend adding $120 million to the state's Rainy Day Fund when he unveils his 2014-15 budget today, bringing the fund's total to $700 million, Budget Director John Nixon said Tuesday.
6:22 am
Wed February 5, 2014

President Obama to sign farm bill at Michigan State on Friday

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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow leads the Senate Agriculture Committee and guided bill to passage
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is expected to sign the farm bill - a massive piece of legislation given final passage today in the U.S. Senate - while visiting East Lansing on Friday. A source with knowledge of the event told the Free Press that Obama will sign the bill.
8:32 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Kalamazoo County Commissioners approve changes to retiree benefits

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Health care premium percentage paid by retirees will go up to 20% in 2016. The savings will be placed in a trust fund
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - It took a significant amount of discussion to reach this point, but the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners took steps Tuesday night to help ensure its legacy costs remain in check.
Right to Work
8:23 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

WSW: How Right to Work Became Law in Michigan

Protesters rally at the state Capitol in 2012 opposing a "right to work" law for Michigan - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Andy Kroll

    

Mother Jones reporter Andy Kroll takes a look at how a "conservative pipe dream" became reality in Michigan. 

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WestSouthwest
1:30 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

WSW: Republican Congressional candidate Jim Bussler

Jim Bussler
Credit Photo provided by Bussler campaign

WestSouthwest with Jim Bussler

Jim Bussler is challenging Congressman Fred Upton in this summer's Republican primary

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