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Politics & Government

Stateside for Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

  • Rick Pluta, Lansing Bureau Chief for the Michigan Public Radio Network, joins the show to discuss the implications of Governor Snyder deciding not to appeal a decision allowing 300 same sex couples to be legally recognized in Michigan.
  • Chad Livengood of the Detroit News Lansing Bureau joins us to discuss how the Michigan State Police could soon become the first police force in the country to use aerial drones throughout the state.

  • University of Michigan law professor Bridgette Carr joins us to talk about Michigan’s new package of laws meant to combat human trafficking and the sex trade.
  • Grand Rapids graphic designer Dana Nyson and his teacher James Hughes talk about the road that led to Nyson’s new EP, “So Far.”
  • Journalist Steve Friess discusses hurdles for the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case, which could lead to legally recognizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
  • Hour Detroit Magazine’s chief wine and restaurant critic, Chris Cook joined us today to speak about wines produced in Spain.