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Stateside: Pence meets with Chaldeans; jails and mental health; EVs and MI’s auto industry

Feb 27, 2020

Today on Stateside, we talk to a leader in Michigan's Chaldean community about his meeting with Vice President Mike Pence about the future for detained and deported Iraqi Christians. Plus, a conversation about why so many mentally ill people in Michigan end up in jail, and what we can do about it. 

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Chaldean American community pleads with White House to end deportations

  • Martin Manna is president of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce.

Bacon: Michigan vs Wisconsin; Beilein exits as Cavaliers head coach; Central and Western at Ford Field

  • John U. Bacon is Michigan Radio’s sports commentator.

Nowhere else to go: Why people with mental illness end up Michigan jails and what we can do about it

  • Milton Mack is the State Court Administrator for Michigan and former chief judge of Wayne County Probate Court. 
  • Michael Poulin is the Muskegon County Sheriff.

Dem candidates want an all-EV future. What would that mean for Michigan’s auto economy?

  • Jonathan Oosting is a political reporter for Bridge Magazine.
  • Barry Rabe is a professor of public policy at the University of Michigan's Ford School for Public Policy.