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Politics & Government

Stateside for Monday, July 27, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

Rick Pluta and Zoe Clark sit down to talk about Donald Trump’s recent political moves, and the effect he could be having on the Republican presidential field.

Northern Michigan’s tourism industry is huge, but workers are having a hard time finding places to live. Leelanau County Commissioner Ty Wessel joins us to talk about the newly created affordable housing task force and its goals in the area.

Grand Rapids will elect its first new mayor in over a decade, and the primary takes place next week. Michigan Radio’s Lindsey Smith tells us about the candidates and what to expect moving forward.

Can Venmo really replace cash? The money transfer app makes paying a friend or roommate quick and easy, but is it safe?

Two Democratic lawmakers in Michigan are proposing we do away with partisan redistricting. Rep. Jon Hoadley and Bob LeBrant talk with us about the proposal as part of our series The Next Idea.