Jeff Williams and MLive reporter Tim Martin talk about proposed changes to the education system in Michigan.

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Making Child Care a Regional Priority

To better understand the current state of child care in northwest lower Michigan and how the community can improve access and affordability, Networks Northwest partnered with Public Sector Consultants (PSC) [...]

New Report Looks at Child Care Challenges and Opportunities in Northern Michigan (Networks Northwest)

From A new report details the current state of child care in Northwest Lower Michigan, including needs and challenges for families and child care providers. The report also identifies [...]

AARP study: Michigan must close health care, internet access disparities among seniors (Crain’s Detroit Business)

By Marti Benedetti of Crain's Detroit Business Many Michigan older adults are having a ball, but a surprising number of the state’s over-50 population is struggling with a lack of [...]

Child care for this baby costs more than the University of Michigan (Bridge Magazine)

From Bridge Magazine The staggering cost of child care is one of the biggest economic burdens facing Michigan families. Its cost can delay home ownership, force children into cheaper, lower-quality [...]

Business, government look for collaborative solutions to child care affordability, access (Crain’s Detroit Business)

By Lindsay VanHulle of Crain's Detroit Business Five years ago, John Wilson formed a private family foundation and set out to help lift people out of poverty in Mason County. [...]

MI Energy Office plans to improve energy programs for agricultural, rural communities (

From The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) today announced the kick off of an effort that will develop a roadmap to improve energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for the [...]

Public administration ethical issues discussed at Cooley (Detroit Legal News)

Originally Posted by the Detroit Legal News Public administration issues that highlight ethical lapses were discussed at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus during the panel event, “Guardians of the Public [...]

With the passing of Peter Pratt, the loss of a good and great man (Bridge Magazine)

By Phil Power of Bridge Magazine When I was younger, I used to attend international conferences held at Ditchley House, an enormous, stately 17th-Century pile near Oxford, England. Various heavyweights [...]

PSC Mourns the Loss of Peter Pratt

Dear friends, We write to you with a heavy heart. Our beloved friend and colleague Peter Pratt passed away on October 11, 2017. His family was by his side. All [...]

Obituary for Peter P. Pratt

Peter Philip Pratt East Lansing Peter Pratt, aged 59, died, surrounded by his family, on October 11, 2017 in East Lansing, Michigan. He was, in every sense of the phrase, [...]