Stateside: Counties strained by COVID-19 costs; Detroit’s resiliency; pandemic hits MI prisons
Today on Stateside, Michigan's counties are playing a critical role in the public health response to COVID-19, but the costs of the outbreak are straining already tight county budgets. Plus, we’ll hear from a man serving time at a state correctional facility in Coldwater about what it’s like to watch the outbreak unfold from inside the prison's walls.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Michigan counties seek financial stability amid COVID-19 crisis
- Eileen Kowall is an Oakland County Commissioner and former state legislator.
Detroit poet Jessica Care Moore on the city’s resilience through COVID
- Jessica Care Moore is a poet, playwright, artist and producer.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in state prisons climbs, one inmate shares what life is like inside
- Efren Paredes Jr. is an inmate at Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater.