Stateside for Tuesday, March 29, 2016
- Michigan Radio's Lansing Bureau Chief Rick Pluta was in Flint today, where state lawmakers investigating the Flint water crisis held a public hearing.
- 20160329_SS_Pluta_Lansing_roundup.mp3Our conversation with Rick Pluta
- The recent report from the Flint Water Advisory Task Force made it clear: Michigan's emergency manager law contributed to this public health disaster and should be changed. The Pew Charitable Trusts is out with its analysis of the way 20 states intervene when local governments get into financial distress.20160329_SS_Murphy_Pew_study_on_EMs.mp3Our conversation with May Murphy
- A new studylooks at the way exposure to terrorism news changes the way Americans perceive Muslims.
- Journalism students at MSU are working to dismantlestereotypes and myths we hold about one another in their Bias Buster guide series.
- Kevin Fischer, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Michigan, takes a lookat Gov. Snyder's proposed changes to Michigan's mental health care system.