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Stateside: Wolverine Watchmen case; ten years of the ACA; rejected absentee ballots

Oct 14, 2020

Today on Stateside, the hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett have been dominating the news and one of the biggest questions has been what her nomination will mean for the Affordable Care Act. We discuss what it has meant for patients for the past 10 years. Also, an update on the men involved in the alleged plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer.

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

Prosecutors preparing volumes of evidence for Wolverine Watchmen case

  • Dustin Dwyer is a reporter with Michigan Radio

Ten years of the #ACA: what it’s meant for patients in Michigan

  • Dr. Howard Markel is the director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan
  • Dr. John Ayanian is the director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan

Why absentee ballots get rejected, and how you can avoid it

  • Colleen Vlachos is a voter living in Farmington Hills
  • Sharon Dolente is a voting rights strategist for the ACLU of Michigan

Here’s what you need to know about this year’s ballot proposals

  • Lester Graham is a reporter with Michigan Radio
  • More information on Proposal 1
  • More information on Proposal 2
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