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Independent Streams (week of May 13)

Hannah Sweeney — May 24, 2019

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

Charles Ballard, Juli Liebler, Arnold Weinfeld

Battling the Opioid Epidemic; Budgeting for Infrastructure

What tools, policies, laws and treatment are needed to battle -- indeed to crush -- the opioid epidemic? What infrastructure needs, including the opioid battle, will Michigan decide to fund?

Scrabble letters spell the word Influence

In Other Words (Week of April 22)

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

Independent Streams (Week of April 15)

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

Scrabble letters spell the word Influence

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.

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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...

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