Stateside for Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
- Flint's water crisis had its first Congressional hearing today before the House Oversight Committee. Detroit Free Press Capitol Hill reporter Todd Spangler was at the hearing.
- First to testify at today's hearing was Flint's Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee. He joined Stateside from Washington.
- Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss delivered her first State of the City address last night. She joined Stateside today to share what's on her first-year agenda.
- Immigrating to the United States is not easy. Luckily for those who are making a new life in Southeast Michigan and are trying to learn the often difficult language of English, “Talk Time” is available every Saturday morning at the Troy Public Library.
- Michigan State University economist Eric Scorsone, who is the founding director of the MSU Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy, joined Stateside to take a look back at Michigan’s history of the emergency manager law.
Democrats in Lansing are pushing to repeal Michigan's emergency manager law. State Sen. David Knezek, D-Dearborn Heights, is the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 734. He joined Stateside to talk about the effort to repeal the law.
Listen to our interview with State Senator David Knezek