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.
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WATCH: As Movers, Shakers Migrate To Mackinac Talk Gears Up On Entrepreneurship, Gay Rights And Growing The Economy
1,500 folks from across the state are traveling to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual policy conference which takes place this Tuesday through Friday. It has been held there since 1981 and is where issues and topics are vetted and debated.
WATCH Michigan Matters Exclusive: Gays, Minorities Vital To Detroit’s Future CEOs Tell “Pancakes And Politics” Crowd
It was talk of Detroit’s revival and inclusion of gays and minorities that were among topics discussed with four high profile CEOs at the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” forum.
Trailblazing businesswomen Denise Ilitch, Kelly Rossman-McKinney and Anne Doyle discussed the nuances of being working moms and the influence their mothers played in their lives during taping of a special “Michigan Matters” Mother’s Day show.
WATCH: NAACP Detroit President Talks Clippers’ Sterling Fallout, Freedom Fund Dinner Roundtable Celebrates Small Business
The time to talk about race relations in our region and country has never been more needed according to Rev. Wendell Anthony as the Detroit branch of the NAACP prepares for its 59th annual weekend of festivities which concludes Sunday with the Freedom Fund Annual Dinner at Cobo Center.
Michigan’s movie making business may be in its infancy, but there are tons of opportunities for jobs and growth, the commissioner of Michigan’s Film Office said during taping of “Michigan Matters”
“Our goal at New Detroit is achieving a time when race is no longer an issue in this region and no longer an obstacle to progress for our city, region and state.”
Gov. Snyder talks Detroit, Emergency Manager, education and more at the Michigan Chronicle’s political forum.
Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing blasted former treasurer Andy Dillon for “lying repeatedly” to him during conversations between the state and city.
Gov. Rick Snyder came to office talking about reinventing Michigan and change has become his mantra.
“We were tough by committee,” McCarty said of his championship Red Wings team. “But they (the Pistons) had some bad ass dudes that loved playing. We both represented the city well.”