This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain and the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson; Kelly Rossman-McKinney, the CEO of Truscott Rossman; and Chris Holman, founder of Michigan’s Business Network, look at Detroit’s bankruptcy, the auto industry, politics and more issues impacting the region in 2015.
It was fireworks as Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson and former Michigan GOP Chair Saul Anuzis exchanged heated words over the topic of proposed education cutbacks in the state under first term Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as the conversation on “Michigan Matters” dissected the final hours of the primary which takes place Tuesday.
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.
Carol Cain talks with Jeanette Abraham, President & CEO of JMA Logistics, and Linda Linda Ware, Supplier Diversity Manager at General Motors, about their efforts to encourage more African Americans to become auto suppliers.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business, the state’s premier awards program celebrating small business excellence and the importance of small business success to Michigan’s economy, will be held May 2 at the Lansing Center.
Michael Finney appears on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62 to talk about the state’s improving jobs picture and how MEDC is helping companies and communities retool for the 21st century knowledge economy.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain travels to Mackinac Island to cover the annual Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
Small business will lead Michigan to a new future. Armed with that truth, Michigan Matters host Carol Cain finds out how small business is faring in this economy and learns about challenges and opportunities.