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In Other Words (Week of April 8)

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent vices across Michigan.

Independent Streams (Week of April 1)

Our bi-weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

Scrabble letters spell the word Influence

In Other Words (Week of March 25)

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

Arnold Weinfeld, Charles Ballard, Shelia Cotten

Paving the Way -- AVs and Roadways

Kick the tires and hitch a ride on the State of the State Podcast. Our Marchcasters take automated vehicles for a podcast spin and review the governor's plan to smooth Michigan's roadways.

Stream flowing through grass

Independent Streams (Week of March 18)

Our bi-weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

No Clear Path Forward in Addressing Michigan's PFAS Contamination Policy

Simon Schuster — March 06, 2019

Michigan’s state government is looking to understand the full impact of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, but the effort may run into significant obstacles as the state moves to address the issue.

In Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State speech on Feb. 12...

Scrabble letters spell the word Influence

In Other Words (Week of February 18)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — February 25, 2019

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

Arnold Weinfeld, Charles Ballard, Doug Bessette, Grant Gunn

Line 5 Worries and Checkbook Reality

A new State of the State Survey finds out what Michigan residents know about the Line 5 underwater oil pipeline, and how worried they are about any potential spill in icy waters.

A Personal Perspective: On the Opioid Crisis

Leah Owens — February 21, 2019

A very personal view on the opioid and suicide crisis in Michigan.

Stream in a field of grass

Independent Streams (Week of February 11)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — February 15, 2019

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

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