Mackinac Policy Conference

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

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….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

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Detroit Touts Plan To Provide 5,000 Summer Jobs For Teens

Mayor Mike Duggan says the city is seeking to provide summer jobs for about 5,000 high school students next year in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

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Podcasts From The Mackinac Policy Conference

Click for WWJ’s latest interviews and more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

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Chrysler Joins Push To Bar Anti-Gay Discrimination

It’s an issue Gov. Rick Snyder said lawmakers should consider later this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks live with WWJ Newsradio 950 from the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. (credit: WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Says He Does Not Plan To Run For Governor

In a live interview at the Mackinac Policy Conference, WWJ asked Duggan about his political aspirations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Duggan Takes Center Stage On Mackinac Island To Highlight Progress In Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan told a crowd of conference attendees that since he took office his team has focused on a couple of things.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014

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Gov. Snyder: Let’s Actually Get Something Done At This Year’s Mackinac Policy Conference

Gov. Rick Snyder calls for action, not just talk, to come out of this year’s three-day meeting of business and political leaders on Mackinac Island.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014

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‘Just Not Into You,’ Or So The Perception Appears To Be Toward Careers In The Auto Industry

A new study shows the auto industry still has a perception problem when it comes to attracting new talent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014