John Hieftje http://michiganradio.org en Ann Arbor's longest-serving mayor looks back on career http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbors-longest-serving-mayor-looks-back-career <p>In 2000, John Hieftje began his tenure as mayor of Ann Arbor, and every two years after that, Hiefjte won reelection with numbers reflecting strong support from the people in the city.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">His 14-year run makes him the city’s longest-serving leader.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He recently announced he is </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">not planning on running for reelection, a decision he says he’s been considering for the past few years.</span></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:59:34 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 16073 at http://michiganradio.org Ann Arbor's longest-serving mayor looks back on career Ann Arbor funds Rail Study http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbor-funds-rail-study <p>Ann Arbor’s city council is exploring options for a new train station.&nbsp;</p><p>The council has approved over a half million dollars to identify the best improvements for Ann Arbor’s passenger rail services. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:18:38 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 9498 at http://michiganradio.org