L. Brooks Patterson
He may not be a “Detroit basher,” but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks “no deal is better than a bad deal” when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.
“You do not, do not, under any circumstances, stop in Detroit at a gas station! That’s just a call for a carjacking,” he’s quoted as saying.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain travels to the beautifully-renovated Cobo Ballroom during the 2014 North American International Auto Show to emcee the Detroit Economic Club/Detroit Auto Dealers Association luncheon.
Though Robert Ficano hasn’t yet announced his intentions on whether he’ll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren’t waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain recaps 2013 with the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Kelly Rossman McKinney, president of Truscott Rossman; and political commentator Cliff Russell.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks to Dr. James Surrell about raising awareness of an American epidemic – our love affair with sugar and its toll on our health.
This week on Michigan Matters, with nearly 40 percent of recent graduates from Michigan’s colleges leaving the state for other places. host Carol Cain explores the topic of “brain drain.”
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with 12 year old child prodigy Autumn de Forest whose artwork is causing an international sensation.
After winning Detroit’s hotly contested mayor’s race over Sheriff Benny Napoleon, what advice does L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch and Mark Hackel have for Mayor-elect Mike Duggan?
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain sits down with Sharyl Smith, chairwoman of the Go Red for Women effort.