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Arts & Life

Stateside for Monday, April 20, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

  • Detroit Free Press reporter Paul Egan talks to us about the State Officers Compensation Committee and how pay raises for state officials could be in store.
  • In The Next Idea, Harsha Nahata, the daughter of immigrants who grew up in Michigan’s Indian and Pakistani community, suggests granting an “urban visa classification” to people who agree to move into areas of urban decline.
  • Radio consultant Fred Jacobs helped birth the classic rock radio station format around 30 years ago, and he’s here today to talk about it.
  • Autonomous cars sure sound great, but they may make you carsick, as research Brandon Schoettle from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute explains.
  • Kellogg's is a major player in West Michigan's economy, but cereal sales are dropping. Darren Seifer, a food beverage analyst for NPD Group, tells us why.