Stateside: Shoreline erosion; Detroit-made film at Sundance; lotto money and school funding
Today on Stateside, what the worsening erosion of Great Lakes shorelines looks like from a bird’s eye view. Plus, an expected flood of absentee ballots this November has some of Michigan's clerks nervous about timely reporting. We talk to a state senator who says accuracy is more important than speed when it comes to counting votes.
Listen to the full show above or find individual conversations below.
- Randy Claypool is an aerial videographer and owner of Truly Michigan Aerial, based out of Muskegon.
- Brad Wieferich is director of the Bureau of Development for the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Producer of recent Sundance film talks about making movies in Michigan
- Sean O’Grady is executive producer of the Michigan-made film Dinner in America, which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
State Sen. McBroom: Accuracy outweighs timeliness when counting absentee ballots
- Republican state Sen. Ed McBroom represents Michigan’s 38th Senate District, in the Upper Peninsula. He is a member of the Senate Elections Committee.
Michigan's lottery brings in big revenue. What percentage actually goes to schools?
- Ben DeGrow is director of education policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.