Local Students Critique State Of The State
Here in Northern Michigan the Governor's State of the State address was also a lesson in history for some college students at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City. For them it was both a learning tool and an update on some important issues they're dealing with. Class instructor Tom Gordon says the speech was history in the making. His students were glad the Governor emphasized job creation, though some thought she lacked a plan to back that up. Students overwhelmingly agreed with Granholm that the Michigan Promise Scholarship should be brought back. Students also liked that she made the film industry a priority, and the idea of docking lawmaker's pay if they're late with the budget again. Erika Waddell and photojournalist Justin DePrekel have the story.