UM: Stem Cell Research

The Livingston Daily Press & Argus reports on state Rep. Bill Rogers’ view that state funding for the University of Michigan should be cut unless UM fully complies with an embryonic stem cell research reporting requirement. The article quotes Rogers, who chairs the state House’s K-12 budget and Dept. of Education budget subcommittees: “The principle is that as a legislative body, we are only as good as the information we can attain. They basically thumb their nose at the (Legislature). They want to be autonomous, but they still want state taxpayer money. That is where I think a lot of this debate occurs.” [Source]