CNS BUDGET – March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 – Week 8 To: CNS Editors From: Eric Freedman & Sheila Schimpf For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; For other matters, contact CNS Director Eric Freedman at (517) 355-4729 … Continue reading →

Proposal seeks to curb laughing gas abuse

By BAILEY LASKE Capital News Service LANSING – A bill awaiting Senate action would make it harder for people under 18 to misuse potentially dangerous nitrous oxide — better known as laughing gas. Commonly known as “whip-its” — small metal … Continue reading →

Gender pay gap under the spotlight

By GLORIA NZEKA Capital News Service LANSING — With national Equal Pay Day coming on April 10, gender equity proponents in the Legislature are working to get Gov. Rick Snyder to veto a bill that would prevent municipalities from deciding … Continue reading →

Farmers eye tariff as potential trouble

By KALEY FECH Capital News Service LANSING – Many Michigan farmers are worried about a potential backlash as a result of higher federal tariffs and new international trade policies. “The big concern in agriculture right now is that by leveling … Continue reading →

Drink up? Depends on where you live

By BAILEY LASKE Capital News Service LANSING – If you’re thinking of moving in Michigan and worry about water quality, finding the perfect area might be harder than you think. Because of  a wide variety of contaminants, pinpointing one area … Continue reading →