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2013 Mackinac Policy Conference

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Attendees arrive for the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

2013 Mackinac Policy Conference Agenda

The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013


Mackinac Policy Conference: “Education Is A Civil Right”

Over 1600 attendees will converge on Mackinac Island starting Wednesday for the beginning of the annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Tom Watkins.

Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov’t Geared Toward 21st Century

Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI. (Getty Images-File)

Verizon Expands 4G LTE To Mackinac Island

Verizon Wireless has expanded its 4G LTE network to Mackinac Island, just in time for the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

Mark Hackel. (File Photo)

Macomb’s A Regional Player Says County Exec Heading To Mackinac Conference

County Executive Mark Hackel says that he wants Macomb known as a regional player.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2013

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island (WWJ Photo. File)

Jeb Bush To Headline Mackinac Policy Conference

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will talk about education, economic growth, and reinventing government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

(Photo: Paul Pytlowany, CBS 62) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson gave his first sit-down interview since a devastating car crash to Carol Cain on "Michigan Matters."

Brooks Patterson Not Up For Mackinac Conference

Oakland County Exec L. Brooks Patterson said he doesn’t think Mackinac Island “is very user-friendly for a wheelchair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Mackinac Island (credit: istock)

Gov. Snyder: Great Lakes Meeting Is Way Overdue

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says a meeting of Great Lakes governors and premiers planned for later this spring is “way overdue.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013