The Michigan State University Board of Trustees held its first meeting since the controversial decision to cut the Healing Assistance Fund. The fund earmarked $10 million for survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse to allow them to access counseling and mental health services.
Hear about the Trustees response to the public comment period of the meeting where most speakers criticized the decision to end the Healing Assistance Fund.
UPDATED Dec. 14 at 5:00 p.m.: A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. Two others have also been charged.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to increase trash fees to pay for environmental cleanup is dead in the GOP-controlled Legislature, forcing his administration and legislative leaders to explore other options to shore up the funding.
As 2018 comes to a chilly close, Michigan’s residents warmed to President Donald Trump, cooled to outgoing Gov. Rick Snyder and look forward to a sunny economy in 2019.
President Trump’s favorable ratings continued to climb, with 34.4 percent of Michigan residents giving him an “excellent” or “good” review, according to results from Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey (SOSS.)
WKAR welcomed Steve Drummond, Senior Education Editor for NPR News and Executive Producer of the podcast Code Switch. During his visit, Drummond offered valuable insight and great feedback for the WKAR News team and MSU journalism students.