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Willow Run, Ypsilanti Schools Could Merge

Voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts are expected to be asked whether to turn the two southeastern Michigan school systems into one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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Michigan Downtown Conference Consolidates With Building Michigan

The Michigan Downtown Conference planning partners, a coalition of state agencies and statewide nonprofits, has announced it will consolidate its annual conference with the recently rebranded Building Michigan’s Communities Conference next spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

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Study: Mich. Could Trim Office Space To Cut Costs

An internal study finds that the state could save millions of dollars by shrinking employee work areas and consolidating space.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012


Legislature To Affect Local Goverment Draws Debate

The state House approved a measure that critics say allows local governments that are consolidating services, to also eliminate some provisions of collectively bargained contracts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2011

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Snyder Shares Plan For Consolidating Government

In Grand Rapids, Governor Rick Snyder detailed a plan aimed at encouraging regional cooperation and shared services between local governments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

Storage Consolidation Pays For State Government

Nearly three years ago, the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, then known as the Department of Information Technology, announced the completion of a multi-year project that closed 29 separate data centers in state […]