Today on Current State: State Rep. Sam Singh discusses proposals being considered by the lame duck legislature; the Festival of Trees at Lansing's Turner-Dodge House; and Live Music Friday with Twyla Birdsong.
The Michigan legislature is having an active lame duck session including a Voter ID measure, a speed limit increase and reimbursement of people wrongly imprisoned. We hear the views of East Lansing State Rep. Sam Singh .
The Festival of Trees at the historic Turner-Dodge House encourages businesses and individuals to craft Christmas trees that reveal something about their inventors. Current State’s Kevin Lavery tours the 1858 mansion.
Today on Current State: We discuss holiday season grief with Lansing Area Hospice counselor Rev. Kris Abbey and a woman approaching the first anniversary of her husband's death; the Christmas tree business with Mel Koelling of Tannenbaum Farms; coats that convert into sleeping bags for homeless people in Detroit; and a preview of this weekend's Lansing Symphony Holiday Pops concert.
Grief can be difficult to handle on a regular calendar day, but how do you cope during the holidays? We talk to a bereavement counselor from Lansing Area Hospice and a local woman who is coping with the holidays as she approaches the first anniversary of her husband’s death.