Stateside from Michigan Radio Conversations about what matters in Michigan. Stateside covers a wide range of Michigan news and policy issues — as well as culture and lifestyle stories. In keeping with Michigan Radio's broad coverage across southern Michigan, Stateside focuses on topics and events that matter to people all across the state. Stateside is hosted by Cynthia Canty (Mon-Thu) and Lester Graham (Fri).
Stateside from Michigan Radio

Stateside from Michigan Radio

From Michigan Radio

Conversations about what matters in Michigan. Stateside covers a wide range of Michigan news and policy issues — as well as culture and lifestyle stories. In keeping with Michigan Radio's broad coverage across southern Michigan, Stateside focuses on topics and events that matter to people all across the state. Stateside is hosted by Cynthia Canty (Mon-Thu) and Lester Graham (Fri).

Most Recent Episodes

Stateside: Pressure builds for Engler ouster; revolutionary coffee; push to change auto insurance

Today on Stateside , the pressure is mounting for John Engler to step down as interim president of Michigan State University after he made comments about survivors of Larry Nassar "enjoying the spotlight" of media attention. Plus, the 2019 Michigan Notable Books list is out to help you get started on all your literary-themed New Year's resolutions.

Stateside: Pressure builds for Engler ouster; revolutionary coffee; push to change auto insurance

Stateside: SNAP and the partial shutdown; new Alzheimer's research; dangerous dead ash trees

Today on Stateside , how the partial government shutdown impacts the 1.2 million Michiganders who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help buy food for their families. Plus, a concerned resident of Cass County explains why he's on a mission to make the public aware of the danger posed by the huge number of dead ash trees in Michigan. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Stateside: SNAP and the partial shutdown; new Alzheimer's research; dangerous dead ash trees

Stateside: Legal hurdles to Line 5 shutdown; UM hires –and fires– ex-USAG official; women with ADHD

Today on Stateside , an environmental law expert breaks down the legal questions involved in a lame-duck session-approved plan to replace a section of Enbridge's Line 5 twin pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac. Plus, Michigan Radio sports commentator John U. Bacon weighs in on the University of Michigan's hiring - and subsequent firing - of a consultant who left USA Gymnastics amid fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Stateside: Legal hurdles to Line 5 shutdown; UM hires –and fires– ex-USAG official; women with ADHD

Stateside: Crafting the state budget; Saudi Arabia's first Rhodes Scholar; shutdown and MI beer

Today on Stateside , the newly-appointed chair of the House Appropriations Committee discusses today's Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference and how it will affect the state budget. Plus, a Michigan brewer on how the partial government shutdown is affecting his business.

Stateside: Crafting the state budget; Saudi Arabia's first Rhodes Scholar; shutdown and MI beer

Stateside: State Superintendent on new school grades; the rise in teen vaping; Motown turns 60

Today on Stateside , Michigan's Interim State School Superintendent explains why she's opposed to an A-though-F grading systems meant to evaluate state schools passed by the lame-duck legislature in December. Plus, a researcher breaks down the "epidemic" of teen vaping and how e-cigarette use can affect brain development in young people.

Stateside: State Superintendent on new school grades; the rise in teen vaping; Motown turns 60

Stateside: MI congressmen on border wall; UP ghost town typeface; Native Americans protest Line 5

Today on Stateside , we chat with Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland), and Dan Kildee (D-Flint), about Trump's Oval Office address on the ongoing, partial government shutdown. Plus, we continue our Work in Progress series with a conversation between a rookie and a veteran in the electrical trade. We hear them explain what it's like to be a woman in the industry.

Stateside: MI congressmen on border wall; UP ghost town typeface; Native Americans protest Line 5

Stateside: New MSU trustee; fresh music from West Michigan; where'd the snow go?

Today on Stateside , we talk to one of the recently-elected members of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees about what changes she wants to see at the university. Plus, new West Michigan music that ranges from folk to psychedelic rock.

Stateside: New MSU trustee; fresh music from West Michigan; where'd the snow go?

Stateside: Attorney criticizes Flint investigation; MSU grad turned Hamilton star; partial shutdown

Today on Stateside , a biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) breaks down how the ongoing partial government shutdown is affecting his lab's Great Lakes research. Plus, a member of Hamilton's original Chicago cast looks back at his two years playing George Washington. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Stateside: Attorney criticizes Flint investigation; MSU grad turned Hamilton star; partial shutdown

Stateside: New SoS Jocelyn Benson; myth of Detroit's postwar prosperity; EPA regulatory rollback

Today on Stateside , the partial government shutdown hit the two week mark today. Is there a compromise in sight? Plus, the EPA reversed a ban on a popular insecticide produced by Michigan-based DowDupont, despite evidence that the EPA based its decision to scrap the ban on misleading science.

Stateside: New SoS Jocelyn Benson; myth of Detroit's postwar prosperity; EPA regulatory rollback

Stateside: Rep. Rashida Tlaib; a forgettable football season; shutdown costs MI tribe $100k per day

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Stateside: Rep. Rashida Tlaib; a forgettable football season; shutdown costs MI tribe $100k per day

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