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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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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Michigan budget
9:06 am
Thu February 6, 2014

State Budget Proposed in Political Season

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Interview with Zach Gorchow

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says the budget proposed by Governor Rick Snyder looks like a Democratic governor's budget in some ways.

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7:44 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Report Shows Employment Up, but Companies Looking for Skilled Workers

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Economist Brian Long says a lack of workers may limit expansion
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The good news for the Kalamazoo economy is that employment is rising and unemployment is falling, says Kalamazoo-based economist Brian Long. The bad news? "Right now we still have companies that are looking for people but they can't find people with the technical skills that they need to hire," said Long, who produces a monthly report for the National Association of Purchasing Management.

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