Politics & Culture
4:51 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Stateside for Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A State House committee is expected to vote today on Michigan's proposed contribution to the "grand bargain" – a plan to bolster Detroit's finances. 

Any romantic relationship between a teacher and a student is shocking to most people. Writer Kristina Riggle of Grand Rapids tackled this very thorny subject in her new novel. 

Electronic music fans from around the world are getting ready for the Movement Electronic Music Festival that hits downtown Detroit Memorial Day weekend. 

Then, if it seems to you that auto recalls are on the rise, that's because they are. General Motors is not the only company that has been recalling cars – the auto industry as a whole is on a path to break the recall record. 

Michigan is now into year two of right to work, and teacher's unions are feeling the impact. Doug Pratt is the Director of Member and Political Engagement for the Michigan Education Association, and he joined us on Stateside. 

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