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Stateside: Whitmer calls for bipartisanship; GOP wants concrete pandemic plan; redistricting

Jan 29, 2021

This was the first time in living memory a Governor delivered the speech in a place other than before a full legislative audience. She delivered the address this year from her formal office in the state Capitol building. 
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Today, on Stateside, Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivers her third State of the State address after a year filled with crisis after crisis. Also, a big political shake up could be coming as legislative boundaries are redrawn this year. And yes, you can get involved.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Gov. Whitmer calls for unity and tenacity as Michigan claws out of pandemic life

  • Rick Pluta is Michigan Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief.
  • Laura Weber-Davis is the executive producer of Stateside.

State’s one-size-fits-all pandemic response should be reviewed says GOP Rep. Frederick

  • Ben Frederick is a Republican State Representative from Owosso, MI.

Behind the curtain on Michigan’s redistricting process

  

  • Sue Hammersmith is Executive Director of the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.
  • Nancy Wang is Executive Director of Voters Not Politicians.