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In Other Words (Week of January 22)

Abbey Frazier — January 26, 2018

On the Left


With Redistricting a Looming 2018 Election Issue, Experts Weigh In

Arnold Weinfeld — January 25, 2018

Over the last several years, court cases throughout the United States have caused growing frustration among every day citizens and political parties with the process of drawing legislative and congressional districts. The first IPPSR forum of 2018 drew nearly 200 people Jan. 10 to hear about the...

Independent Streams (Week of January 15)

Abbey Frazier — January 19, 2018


In Other Words (Week of January 8)

Abbey Frazier — January 12, 2018

On the Left

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IPPSR's State of the State Podcast: Education Spending and Minority Rights

State of the State is IPPSR's policy-based podcast. Recorded regularly, it is available here, on IPPSR's SoundCloud channel and over the MSUToday podcast, Spartan Podcast, and other venues.


Independent Streams (Week of January 1)

Abbey Frazier — January 05, 2018


Marijuana Legalization in Michigan Would Mean More Revenue — But That's Not All

Joel Dayton — January 04, 2018

Come November 2018, Michigan voters could be deciding on whether Michigan should become the ninth state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Legalizing recreational marijuana has been a highly debated issue among Michigan voters, advocacy groups, and legislators....

School Desks

Special Education Funding in Michigan: A Fiscal and Educational Time Bomb?

Sarah Reckhow and Craig Thiel — December 20, 2017

The problems with Michigan’s current special education funding model are numerous and many of them will not self-correct.

In Other Words (Week of December 11)

Abbey Frazier — December 16, 2017

On the Left

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