How might the state recycle more home construction materials, especially given the number of blighted homes here? Two Spartans, a researcher and a faculty member, discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger effort.
Today on Current State: Three supporters of CATA's Bus Rapid Transit plan discuss the opposition to the plan in Meridian Township; finding the oldest commercial shipwreck in the Great Lakes; and Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency projects connecting veterans with employers in the state.
Resistance to CATA’s Bus Rapid Transit project persists in Meridian Township. Residents and business owners say the transportation authority hasn’t answered their questions. We talk with three BRT supporters.
Great Lakes explorers recently discovered the wreckage of a ship thought to have been the first commercial sailing ship on the Great Lakes. The Lady Washington went down in 1803 and rests on the bottom of Lake Ontario near Oswego, New York. We talk with Jim Kennard from the team who made the discovery, and Christopher Gillcrist of the National Museum of the Great Lakes.
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is working with employers and other organizations, including some that often compete with each other, to help veterans find jobs. We talk with David Dunckel, an employment analyst with the MVAA, and Justin Mendoza of Quicken Loans about the Why Michigan? Talent Attraction Team.