Stateside: One year of pandemic funerals; Flint Water Lab; ending the “tampon tax”
Today on Stateside, more than 15,700 Michiganders have died due to COVID-19. A funeral director discusses how the ongoing pandemic has impacted the mourning process for so many Michigan families. Also, the effort to rebuild community trust through free water testing in Flint. Plus, a look at the “tampon tax” in Michigan — and its uncertain future.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
A year in grief: Running a funeral home during COVID-19
- Paddy Lynch is a funeral director with Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors in Clawson.
Tapping into trust: Flint Community Lab offers free water testing for area residents and businesses
- Dominique Strong is a community outreach coordinator for the Flint Community Lab.
- Alexandria Schipansky is a principal chemist for the Flint Community Lab.
A legal fight to end the so-called “tampon tax”