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Stateside: Whitmer says no new restrictions; records for listening; making vaccines more accessible

close up of Gretchen Whitmer
Photo courtesy of www.senate.mi.gov/whitmer
State Senator Gretchen Whitmer

Today, on Stateside, why Governor Whitmer is holding off on new restrictions, even as COVID-19 cases surge. Plus, how the Latinx community in Washtenaw County came together to make vaccines more accessible to their neighbors.

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

Whitmer declines to order new restrictions, but urges people to follow stricter guidelines, get vaccines 

Stateside’s conversation with Rick Pluta

  • Rick Pluta is Capitol Bureau Chief for Michigan’s Public Radio Network. 

Needle Drop: Brad Hales of Peoples' Records digs through the crates for you

Stateside’s conversation with Brad Hales

  • Brad Hales is one of the owners of Peoples’ Records in Detroit.
  • This segment originally aired on April 3, 2020.

Grassroots effort makes vaccines more accessible to Washtenaw County’s Latinx residents 

Stateside’s conversation with Spring Quiñones and Maria Militzer

  • Spring Quiñones is an outreach coordinator for the Washtenaw County health plan.
  • Maria Militzer is president of Mexiquenses en Michigan, a non-profit that was started by Spanish speaking parents. She’s also a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health at University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.
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