While Congress continues to argue over funding for Planned Parenthood, the debate about abortion rights is also playing out here in Michigan. We speak with President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan Lori Carpentier, and Genevieve Marnon, public affairs associate with Right to Life Michigan, to hear both sides of the issue.
The panel discusses the debate over immigration coming to Michigan. The guest is democratic representative Bert Johnson from Highland Park. Bill Ballenger, Jonathon Ossting and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
Brandon Dillon resigned from a state House seat to become chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party in August. Current State talks with Brandon Dillon about the presidential campaign and other races that are shaping up around the state.
This weekend, Michigan Republicans headed north for the biannual Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference. The event also drew six of the GOP contenders for the 2016 presidential race. We talk to the Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta, who covered the conference.