If you think the legislative redo of the teachers' retirement system was rammed through the Legislature too quickly, Rep. Tom Albert argues you haven't been paying attention to what he and other lawmakers have been working on for months. The House's floor leader on the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) talks to MIRS about his interest in the subject and answers several questions.
Also, Elmer Cerano, executive director of Michigan Protective Advocacy Service, Inc., talks about his hestitation with running a pilot program that allows an insurance company to integrate physical and mental health services for Medicaid patients.
What are the chances DHHS Director Nick Lyon attempts to plea out of his homicide charges with the Attorney General? Why is Patrick Anderson trying to throw a wrench in part-time legislature ballot proposal? The MIRS teams kicks around these subjects and more.