‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Chamber Leaders Sound Off On Lame Duck Lansing Legislature, Motor City, Gov. Snyder
Rich Studley, CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, is convinced Michigan’s roads will finally get the attention and resources needed to repair them after some tough winters that have wreaked havoc for motorists.
Charlie Beckham, group executive in charge of neighborhoods at the city of Detroit, talked about fallout of the Tuesday’s Michigan primary where Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence won in a heated congressional race over Rudy Hobbs and other Democrats.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain, talks with Roy Roberts, the Emergency Manager of the troubled Detroit Public Schools, about his first year on the job.
Carol Cain discusses Black History Month and presidential politics with the Roundtable. Then, Republican Presidential Primary candidate Rick Santorum stops by to talk politics.
What’s the hottest local or national story of 2011? Find out when Carol Cain convenes the roundtable of L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch, Charlie Beckham and Andy Dillon.
Former Bing Apponitee Charlie Beckham Believes State’s Review of Detroit’s books Is A Prelude To Emergency Manager.
As a review of Detroit’s finances approaches, Mayor Dave Bing’s former campaign manager and chief administrative officer says an emergency manager is the city’s only way out of its current financial problems.
Governor Rick Snyder spoke on Michigan Matters about his game plan to address the state’s $2 billion dollar budget deficit.
This week on Michigan Matters, Gov. Snyder tells Carol Cain about his first month in office and budget changes. Plus roundtable discussion with L. Brooks Patterson, Charlie Beckham, and Jill Alper.