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Stateside: Monday, May 2, 2022

Today on Stateside, we heard from two groups from different sides of Michigan about how they are responding to the lack of affordable housing. Could a church or an employer make a good landlord and keep housing costs down?

We then heard about the touchy issue of school searches as they crack down on teen vaping.

And we closed the program with a discussion about universal basic income. Did the pandemic unintentionally prove that cash relief works really well?

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  • Jamie Simmons, Michigan Radio's community engagement reporter
  • Paula Gardner, business editor, Bridge Michigan
  • Taylor Wizner, reporter, Interlochen Public Radio
  • Luke Shaefer, professor of public policy and director of Poverty Solutions, University of Michigan

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