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Stateside: Sen. Peters on USPS slowdowns; homelessness complicates plans for online school

Aug 11, 2020

Today on Stateside, U.S. Senator Gary Peters joins us to talk about his plans to investigate delivery delays in the United States Postal Service. Also, a check in with a University of Michigan researcher on the impact of the pandemic on Michigan's many homeless students.

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Senator Gary Peters investigating delays in mail delivery

  • Gary Peters represents Michigan in the U.S. Senate. 

New book of essays from Donovan Hohn looks at balancing nature and humanity, tool collecting, and more

  • Donovan Hohn teaches creative writing at Wayne State University and has written and edited for the New York Times, Harpers, and GQ.
  • This conversation originally aired May 28, 2020. 

How the pandemic exacerbates pressures on students experiencing homelessness 

  • Jennifer Erb-Downward is a senior research associate at the Center for Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan.