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Stateside: Reps. Slotkin and Upton on bipartisan stimulus; May Erlewine; 50 years of news radio

Markus Spiske

Today on Stateside, although the COVID vaccine has many excited for a brighter 2021, many people are still in desperate need of relief. We talked with two Congressional representatives about the COVID relief bill that so many are waiting on. Plus, a conversation with a radio news veteran about going the distance for broadcast.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Fred Upton and Elissa Slotkin on delayed COVID stimulus package, growing support for moderate ideas in Congress

Stateside’s conversation with Fred Upton and Elissa Slotkin

  • Representative Fred Upton is a Republican representing Michigan’s 6th congressional district.
  • Representative Elissa Slotkin is a Democrat representing Michigan’s 8th congressional district.

Traverse City’s May Erlewine drops a surprise holiday record with hopeful renditions of classic songs

Stateside’s conversation with May Erlewine

  • May Erlewine is a singer songwriter from Traverse City.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

News radio veteran Dick Haefner retires after 50 years in business

Stateside’s conversation with Dick Haefner

  • Dick Haefner is a 50 year veteran of broadcast radio news.
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