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Politics & Government

Stateside for Monday, August 24, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

Can Democrats flip three Michigan districts in 2016? Nancy Kaffer tackled that question in her recent column for the Detroit Free Press.

The latest Ideas for Innovation event, hosted by Detroit Future City, focused on what to do with 23 square miles of vacant land in Detroit. Dara O’Byrne and Guy Williams continue the conversation with us today.

Latinos have been a presence in Michigan for more than a century. But a major report from the Michigan State University Julian Samora Research Institute has concluded that even after all those years, the Latino population is still experiencing significant growing pains.

Marijuana in Michigan could soon be legal. Jake Neher sits down with us to talk about the state of current marijuana law and the groups in Michigan pushing for legalization as we approach the 2016 election.