Stateside for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Jan 21, 2016

  • A new study finds there are many challenges to Detroit residents accessing job opportunities. Jeannine La Prad joins us to discuss the results.
  • In his final year in office, President Obama's trip to Detroit Wednesday was a way to call the nation's attention to one of his most significant decisions: to bail out the auto industry.
  • He started as a 19-year-old NPR intern and went on to create This American Life. Ira Glass is hitting the road to mark the program's 20 years on the air.
  • Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to get a call to testify about the Flint water crisis on Capitol Hill. Lindsey Smith gives us an update.
  • Advance Michigan is an economic collaboration of governmental agencies, schools, and the business community, and it has brought millions of dollars of investment to Michigan. Vice chair Mike Coast joins us.