This week on a special edition repeat of Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain and Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 33rd annual Mackinac Policy Conference.
There was much attention paid to serious issues like education, politics and the economy –but there were some lighter moments, too.
Illiteracy is a huge problem in our state, but there are many organizations working to address the crisis.
It was reading about a teenage girl in Detroit who feared for her safety on the walk to school that inspired Bill Pulte.
When Carol Cain arrived at the 2013 North American International Auto Show, she had a game plan and a pair of sneakers.
Schostak defended the Tea Party, saying they were good Americans who only wanted to the best for the country and he resented Brewer’s sweeping portrayal.
“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.
“I think that Tom Gores, the kind of businessman he is and the type of community spirit he is, he’s open to anything,” said Mannion.
But it is the Bentivolio-Cassis faceoff gaining attention and expected to be a nail biter with results not known until well after polls close at 8 p.m. Some say it could come down to the counting of absentee ballots.
“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”