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Stateside Podcast: Why is the legislature breaking so early?

 Michigan Capitol building in Lansing, including a tree.
Emma Winowiecki
Michigan Radio
The Michigan Capitol building in Lansing.

The Michigan legislature adjourned early this year. On this episode of Stateside, we’re talking about why the legislature made this decision, what they accomplished this year, and what we can expect when the session resumes.


  • Elena Durnbaugh, Michigan House reporter at Gongwer News
  • Lauren Gibbons, politics and policy reporter at Bridge Michigan

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Rachel Ishikawa joined Michigan Public in 2020 as a podcast producer. She produced Kids These Days, a limited-run series that launched in the summer of 2020.