Current State

Current State | 1/20/16 | Ep. 685

Jan 20, 2016

Today on Current State: A recap of Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address with House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel, Rep. Gary Glenn, and Chad Livengood of the Detroit News; remembering the Michigan roots of Eagles founder Glenn Frey; Neighbors in Action: Capital Area Literacy Coalition; and the dismissal of Bill Ballenger from the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter.

Current State | 1/19/16 | Ep. 684

Jan 19, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing Schools Superintendent Yvonne Camaal Canul and Chris Wigent of the Michigan Association of School Administrators discuss a new law restricting statements by local governments and school boards in the 60 days prior to bond and millage elections; a preview of this weekend's Lansing Symphony Orchestra concert with guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine; MSU teams with Hurley Medical Center to work on the medical fallout of Flint's water crisis; and a multi-year refurbishing project wraps up at Detroit's Cobo Center.

Current State | 1/15/16 | Ep. 683

Jan 15, 2016

Today on Current State: East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas discusses his priorities for 2016; the Lansing-built Chevrolet Camaro; Sen. Rick Jones and Matt Gillard of Michigan's Children on changes to the Foster Care and Adoption Services Act; and Live Music Friday with Donny Brown.

Current State | 1/14/16 | Ep. 682

Jan 14, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing Board of Water and Light citizen advisory committee co-chair Steve Transeth discusses meeting future energy needs; Don Julin of the Traverse City based bluegrass duo Billy Strings and Don Julin; culling the deer herd in Meridian Township; and a visit to the carillon at MSU's Beaumont Tower.

Current State | 1/13/16 | Ep. 681

Jan 13, 2016

Today on Current State: Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network discusses Gov. Snyder's handling of the Flint water crisis; the Lansing State Journal says goodbye to the building they've called home since 1951; Neighbors in Action: Meals on Wheels; and part two of our conversation with Jay Hollis of the Gilmore Car Museum.