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Michigan Public Radio's Cheyna Roth and WDET's Jake Neher recap Governor Gretchen Whitmer's inaugural state of the state address.

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Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at 9 PM

Michigan Public Radio's Cheyna Roth and WDET's Jake Neher co-host a preview of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's first State of the State speech to be delivered Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 PM (88.1 WVPE will carry that address live).

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s effort to overhaul the state’s environmental protection agency is facing resistance. Republican lawmakers in the House have voted to undo an executive order she signed to reorganize the department.

As part of the weekly series MichMash… hosts Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth talk about how this might affect her relationship with the Republican-controlled Legislature going forward.

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A new session is underway for the Michigan Supreme Court. Justices have selected a Democrat to serve as chief justice. That’s despite Republicans holding a majority on the court.

As part of the weekly series MichMash… Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth talk about the court’s new unofficial motto -- aggressive nonpartisanship.

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As the public gets a glimpse of new car models at the auto show in Detroit, lawmakers in Lansing are grappling with the cost of insuring those cars. As part of the weekly series MichMash Cheyna Roth and Jake Neher talk about the likelihood of a no-fault overhaul in 2019.