Police and firefighters are demonstrating in downtown Lansing to protest potential cuts to retiree healthcare benefits.

MLive.com has the latest here on what's happening this morning as the issue unfolds.

The Lansing State Journal reports here that the decisions made by lawmakers before the end of the current session could affect 25 percent of workers employed in Greater Lansing - those employed by Government agencies.

Underfunded retirement packages are at the root of the problem.