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Stateside: Sen. Peters on impeachment; job loss and union gains; women working during pandemic

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Today on Stateside, the U.S. Senate has begun setting parameters for proceedings in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Senator Gary Peters talked to us about the upcoming trial and the likelihood of a conviction. Also, an update on Michigan's sobering job loss numbers during 2020. Plus, how a business owner, elected official, and mother of four balances the challenges the pandemic poses for women—particularly women of color.

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Sen. Peters on the likelihood of convicting Trump in a second impeachment trial

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Stateside’s conversation with Senator Gary Peters

  • U.S. Senator Gary Peters represents Michigan in the United States Senate.

“It was not a good year.” The pandemic’s impact on Michigan business in 2020

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Stateside’s conversation with Dustin Walsh

  • Dustin Walsh is a reporter for Crain’s Detroit Business.

Macomb County Commissioner talks keeping work, small business, and family going during COVID

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Stateside’s conversation with Mai Xiong

  • Mai Xiong is a Macomb County Commissioner, mother of four, and owner of Mai & Co.

Pregnancy is rare in the Legislature, but it’s taught Sen. McMorrow a lot

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Stateside’s conversation with Senator Mallory McMorrow

  • State Senator Mallory McMorrow is a Democrat representing Michigan's 13th District.
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