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Stateside: Rep. Dingell; school year ends; coronavirus in MI prisons and jails

Apr 2, 2020

Today on Stateside, we talk to Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell about the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Southeast Michigan, and how the outbreak is shifting the tone of partisan politics in Washington. We'll also hear about what impact ending the school year early could have on the state's most vulnerable students. 

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Rep. Dingell: "You can restart an economy, but you can't bring back a life."

  • Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents Michigan’s 12th Congressional District.

Early school closure for COVID-19 could have a lasting impact

  • Brian Gutman is the director of external relations at The Education Trust-Midwest.

State officials want fewer people in jails as COVID-19 spreads

  • Garlin Gilchrist is Michigan's lieutenant governor. 

How do you deal with grief in solitude? One Detroiter shares the lessons she's learned.

  • Candice Fortman is chief of engagement and operations for Outlier Media in Detroit.