Mackinac Policy Conference

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Leaders: No Excuse For Lawmakers To Ignore Detroit K-12 Debt

Leaders say the Republican-led Legislature has no excuse to ignore Detroit Public School’s debt because the state ultimately is constitutionally responsible for it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11 hours ago

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Michigan Mobility Initiative Promotes State As Global Leader Of Connected Vehicle Technology

“Connected and autonomous vehicle technology is evolving on a daily basis on the streets of Southeast Michigan, perhaps in the vehicle right next to you.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–13 hours ago

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Groups Renew Push For Removal Of Straits-Area Oil Pipeline

Enbridge has said repeatedly the line is well-maintained and poses no threat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–17 hours ago

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What Will Be The Fit For Minority, Small Business Owners At Policy Conference?

“I have to carry my company’s flag much higher and every touch that I have with a potential customer has to be a positive touch.”

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015

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Statewide Survey Shows Voters Ready To Fund Road Fixes If Lawmakers Keep It Simple

More than half of survey respondents who voted no on Proposal 1 said they believed the initiative gave tax money away to too many other things.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2015

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AT&T Upgrades Network For Mackinac Policy Conference

AT&T has boosted its mobile Internet coverage on Mackinac Island in advance of the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference.

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015

WWJ broadcasts live from the Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Students, Robots, Bill Ford & More Join The Usual Suspects For 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference

The 2015 conference will focus on three areas: talent, urban revitalization and cohesion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2015

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr speaks to reporters on Mackinac Island. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Orr: $1 Billion Detroit Bankruptcy Deal At Risk

Detroit’s emergency manager told a crowd at the Mackinac Policy Conference Friday he’s worried city workers and retirees considering a plan to prevent steep pension cuts will make a “protest vote.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2014

The formation of the Michigan Mobility Initiative was announced Wednesday at the Mackinac Policy Conference. (credit: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)

….Thursday, At The Mackinac Policy Conference

The three-day event usually bring a number of annual reports and the same was true this year…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

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Michigan Mulls Update To Gay Discrimination Law

“I don’t believe in discrimination,” Gov. Rick Snyder told reporters at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014