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Mon June 3, 2013
Stateside for Monday, June 3rd, 2013
Lawmakers in Lansing are quickly wrapping up the state budget for the next fiscal year. What will the $50 billion spending plan mean for you?
And, we took a look at the efforts to help prison inmates rebuild their lives through post-secondary education.
Also, we got an update on just how close the Asian Carp is to the Great Lakes.
First on the show, the Council of Great Lakes Governors met this past weekend on Mackinac Island.
The group talked of economic cooperation, and harmonizing plans for protecting the largest body of freshwater on the Earth’s surface. The discussions were mostly nice, but there were some disagreements, especially when it came to dealing with invasive species.
Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta joined us today to explain.