Gary Heinlein
Staff Writer-Lansing Bureau
Lansing staff writer-bureau chief covering state government since 1997 for The Detroit News. Former staff writer covering health care, Des Moines (IA) Register; former editor, St. Ignace (MI) News. Central MI native, Alma College graduate with MS in journalism from the University of Michigan, fan of Scots and Wolverines. Husband, father of two and grandfather of six who enjoys good books and conversation, baseball, hockey, movies, plays, music, craft beer and the occasional scotch.