The CEO of the Michigan Association of State Universities says he expects Congress to reject at least some of the cuts outlined in President Trump’s budget proposal. But Dan Hurley says those cuts could have a big impact on college access and affordability.
WMUK's Gordon Evans and John Oliver interview Dan Hurley for WestSouthwest
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Senior Economist Tim Bartik says tax breaks and other incentives designed to lure business will tip a small percentage of decisions. So he says it’s important that the incentives offered are effective and evaluated often.
On WestSouthwest, a Battle Creek Enquirer reporter examines how felons pursue work after they get out of prison. And a group that want to change Michigan's redistricting process holds a town hall meeting Sunday in Kalamazoo.
The campaign leader of the group Voters Not Politicians says there’s a conflict of interest in the current process for drawing the boundaries for Congressional and state Legislative districts. Katey Fahey says politicians in office should not be in charge of redistricting.