Michigan Matters

Michigan Matters focuses on controversial issues concerning the metro Detroit area. The program is hosted by CBS 62 Senior Producer and Detroit Free Press Columnist Carol Cain who has shared her perspective on local and national radio and TV shows for over a decade. In addition to one-on-one interviews, a high-profile panel of metro Detroit political, business and community leaders will join her for roundtable discussions. Regular panelists will include L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; and Denise Ilitch, President of Ilitch Enterprises.

Tune in for Michigan Matters Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

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Watch highlights from the upcoming Pancakes and Politics speakers forums on the third Sundays in March through June.

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Michigan GOP Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel and Congresswoman, Debbie Dingell. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Mackinac Focus: Presidential Politics, Regional Transit And Flint

Celebrating the Motor City’s revival and helping the city two years after bankruptcy were among hot topics at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 36th annual Mackinac Policy Conference where “Michigan Matters” cameras were on hand.


Dr. Herman Gray, Beth Chappell (credit: Kristy Stanford/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: United Way, Detroit Economic Club

This week on Michigan Matters host Carol Cain sits down with Dr. Herman Gray, President and CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and Beth Chappell, President and CEO of Detroit Economic Club and board member of United Way.


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Mayor Mike Duggan Weighs In On Detroit Police Department’s Running Man Challenge Viral Hit

Seems Detroit Police Chief James Craig and his talented staff hit — or rather ran — a homerun when they created their version of the “Running Man” video challenge which has taken the internet by storm.


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Michigan Matters: Major League Soccer In Detroit

What are prospects for a MLS team in Detroit and having a new stadium built for it at the controversial Wayne County Jail site?


Scott Carter and Sarah Earley (credit: Kristy Stanford/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Big Events In Metro Detroit

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain focuses on cool things taking place in Detroit


Bing Goei with CBS62 “Michigan Matters” Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks about the importance of immigration in our state. (credit: Derek Fawaz/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Luring More Immigrants To Help The Region’s Bottom Line

Immigration can be an elixir to help bolster Detroit’s shrinking population as well as the state’s, Bing Goei said during taping of CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters.”


L. Brooks Patterson, Jill Alper, and Keith Owens appear with CBS 62’s “ Michigan Matters” Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain to discuss Hillary Clinton’s visit to the Motor City on Sunday and much more. (credit: Derek Fawaz/CBS 62)

Hillary’s Odds In Michigan: She Lost The Primary, Can She Win In November

With Hillary Clinton returning to Detroit on Sunday to speak at the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Dinner, the conversation about her chances of winning the Great Lakes State in the general election should she secures her party’s nomination, were mixed as the “Michigan Matters” panel weighed in.


Brooks Patterson, Jason Vines, Charlie Beckham join "Michigan Matters" Senior Prroducer/Host to talk about Gov Snyder and presidential politics. (Photo: CBS62's Derek Fawaz)

Michigan Matters: PR Consultant Gives Snyder A ‘D’ For Flint Water Crisis ‘Stunt’

You can hear more about Flint, presidential politics, and women in business by watching “Michigan Matters” 11:30 am Sunday only on CBS62.

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CBS 62's  Carol Cain with Gov. Rick Snyder as the state's top elected officlal appeared for a sixth time at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" forum on Monday at the DAC to talk about the opportunities and challenges of the region and state.  Flint was front and center in the conversation. It will air  as a special "Michigan Matters" 11:30 Sunday on CBS 62.  (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

Gov. Snyder Talks Flint, DPS And The Road Ahead At ‘Pancakes & Politics’ Forum

Michigan’s governor spoke to a sold out Detroit Athletic Club crowd of 500 about the Flint water crisis and more including Detroit Public Schools.


Pamela Moore & Lisa Katz with host Carol Cain talk about internships in Detroit on "Michigan Matters" airing 11:30 Sunday on CBS 62. (credit: Derek Fawaz/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Where Are The Jobs And Internships For Students

That is the focus of “Michigan Matters” airing 11:30 am this Sunday on CBS 62 as four experts in jobs and talent appear with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of the show, to discuss the situation.


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