Current State

Current State #818 | August 22, 2016

Aug 22, 2016

Today on Current State: Three supporters of CATA's Bus Rapid Transit plan discuss the opposition to the plan in Meridian Township; finding the oldest commercial shipwreck in the Great Lakes; and Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency projects connecting veterans with employers in the state.

Current State #817 | August 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

Today on Current State: Scott Hagerstrom, Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager in Michigan; the Camaro turns 50; and Live Music Friday with Michael Dease.

Current State #816 | August 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

Today on Current State: Tyler MacEachran of Mothers Against Drunk Driving; a tour of MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams; an image of a Michigan cherry farmer's destroyed crop goes viral; Michigan Art Teacher of the Year Sharon Stratton; and a Pop-Up Story from Jay Wagar.

Current State #815 | August 17, 2016

Aug 17, 2016

Today on Current State: Capital Area Transportation Authority bus rapid transit opponents Brett Dreyfus and Renee Korrey; Lansing musicians Tyler Jenson and Twyla Birdsong discuss a new spoken word music recording project; Neighbors in Action: Highfields, Inc.; and a visit to the moose habitat at Lansing's Potter Park Zoo.

Current State #814 | August 16, 2016

Aug 16, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing police chief Mike Yankowski discusses the November ballot proposal to renew the city's public safety millage; Lansing City Pulse publisher Berl Schwartz on 15 years of publishing the weekly newspaper; the factors driving water usage in Michigan; and Michigan's World War I history.

Current State #813 | August 15, 2016

Aug 15, 2016

Today on Current State: Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley discusses Detroit Public Schools and the presidential race; new Flint Institute of Music CEO Rodney Lontine; a new report details the contributions of immigrants in Michigan; and the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame plans an induction ceremony in Dearborn.

Current State #812 | August 5, 2016

Aug 5, 2016

Today on Current State: Flint mayor Karen Weaver discusses last night's State of the City address; a Pop-Up Story from Missy Lilje; former MSU rower Emily Regan competes in the Rio Olympics; and Live Music Friday with Rodney Page.

Current State #811 | August 4, 2016

Aug 4, 2016

Today on Current State: MSU Entomologist Howard Russell discusses Lyme disease in Michigan; historic baseball at Greenfield Village; Lansing city council member Adam Hussain; and the Brass Tacks Ensemble of Ann Arbor stages an unconventional production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."

Current State #810 | August 3, 2016

Aug 3, 2016

Today on Current State: Mickey Hirten of Lansing City Pulse and Susan Demas of Inside Michigan Politics discuss Tuesday's primary election results; Lansing's Edible Park; Neighbors in Action: SNAP Education; and "Blood on the Mitten" author Tom Carr.

Current State #809 | August 2, 2016

Aug 2, 2016

Today on Current State: Scott Atkinson, editor of the new book "Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology"; DANCE Lansing's upcoming program at MSU's Pasant Theatre; and how the alligator gar could help the fight against the Asian carp.

Current State #808 | August 1, 2016

Aug 1, 2016

Today on Current State: Ingham County Commissioner Penelope Tsernoglou discusses this week's ballot proposal to fund a new animal shelter; the Renegade Theatre Festival in Lansing expands to two weekends; new AARP president Eric Scheidewind of Lansing; and the Michigan Historical Center's new "Inventing the Outdoors" exhibit.

Current State #807 | July 29, 2016

Jul 29, 2016

Today on Current State: Paul Egan of the Detroit Free Press is our July Month in Review guest; the Wharton Center's "Take It from the Top" program; and Live Music Friday with Matt Watroba.

Current State #806 | July 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing city council members Carol Wood and Kathie Dunbar discuss the troubled South Washington Park Apartments and a marijuana ordinance; Michigan's rare Kirtland's Warbler; Detroit Free Press reporter Kathleen Gray from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia; a Harry Potter book release party benefits a school in Kenya; and a Pop-Up Story from Esperanza Rubio Torres.

Current State #805 | July 27, 2016

Jul 27, 2016

Today on Current State: Democratic National Convention delegates Chris Savage and Mark LaChey; talking with seniors about driving; Neighbors in Action: Legal Services of South Central Michigan; and rock legend Peter Frampton returns to Michigan.

Current State #804 | July 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016

Today on Current State: The debut of the mobile "Flint Fresh" culinary classroom; Taste of Downtown returns to Lansing; the July Great Lakes Month in Review with reporter Gary Wilson; the upcoming Hollywood program of the Washtenaw Community Concert Band; and a Pop-Up Story from Nick Neuveau and Paul Schmittgall.