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.
Watch Michigan Matters Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain goes on location at the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s annual dinner.
Former Detroit Pistons star Dennis Rodman may have been the man on the basketball court, but in the court of diplomacy – he gets an “F” from former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson.
Denise Ilitch waved a cautionary flag about the commercialization of UM athletics.
Scott Benson had been a small business owner, served in the military and worked for a community organization in Detroit.
Increasing the wage would help workers and the economy, said Atkinson.The Raise Michigan coalition is working to raise it to $9.50 an hour.
Juanita Moore would love a few minutes with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr .
WGPR-TV62 was the first black-owned TV station in the nation, started by the late attorney and minister William Banks in 1975, on East Jefferson in Detroit.
China, with 1.3 billion people and the most populous nation on the planet, is also Amway’s largest market.
It’s game on for Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer in the 2014 gubernatorial contest.
Read comments heard from movers and shakers at Cobo Center during taping of a special “Michigan Matters” program which airs this Sunday 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62.