Author: Tia Graham

Tia Graham is a reporter and Weekend Edition Host for 101.9 WDET. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2014 with a degree in broadcast journalism. She is a native Detroiter and began her news career at WDET. Tia also fills-in for various host positions like Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

If she is not working, she is usually with family. She loves to listen to music and workout. Her favorite hobby is napping.

 

Michigan Is Investing Over $170 Million to Help Low-Income Families Get Better Jobs and Go to College

Nearly 40% of working Michigan families struggle with necessities like housing, food, health care and child care. The Michigan Poverty Task Force has been working to get funds for programs to help residents out of poverty. With recommendations from the task force, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer diverted more than $173 million into several programs aimed at helping..

Michigan Public Service Commission Calls on Energy Providers to Answer Questions About Summer Storm Failures

The Michigan Public Service Commission is calling on all electric providers it regulates to answer questions about storms this summer that left more than a million residents without power for several days. Dan Scripps is the chair of the Michigan Public Service Commission. The commission believes that in order to improve services, more information from the utility..

The Constitution Prohibits Excessive Bail and Fines, But Minors In Michigan Face Hefty Fees

As part of 101.9 WDET’s Book Club, we’re inviting the Detroit region to examine and discuss the text that impacts every resident of the United States: The Constitution. Whether you’re revisiting the documents or reading them for the first time, join us in reading along and engaging in civil conversations with your community.  The 8th amendment to the U.S. Constitution..