Stateside for Thursday, April 14, 2016
- Gov. Rick Snyder’s appearance at this week’s Pancakes & Politics breakfast was marked by his insistence that his staff and “career civil servants” misled him about the Flint water crisis. It’s a stance from the state’s CEO that just doesn’t work for Detroit News business columnist Daniel Howes.
Listen to our interview with Daniel Howes
- A study by researchers at the University of Michigan might come as a real eye-opener to moms and dads who are perfectly willing to lay down the law with their kids, but not so willing to follow their own rules about technology.
Listen to our interview with Sarita Schoenebeck
- A Michigan State University researcher is working with a team of students to develop a new game that could help English speakers learn Mandarin.
- A budget proposal now in the state House would cut funding for free SAT testing. The proposed $10 million cut comes from the House Appropriations Committee.
- People who want to drive in Michigan with a foreign driver’s license would need to carry proof they're here legally. That's under a bill moving through the state Legislature.