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Michigan Matters China Economy

Michigan Matters: China and Michigan’s Economy

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain gets an update on China and the improving economic position with Michigan.

CBS 62–04/05/2012

(From left)  Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano; Denise Yee Grim, executive director of the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce; Lisa Gray, president of the Chinese Association of Greater  Detroit with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talking about China and Michigan. The show airs 11:30 am Sunday. (credit: Sheri Kowalski/CBS 62)

Snyder’s China Plan Hits Paydirt

In less than six months, Gov. Rick Snyder has flipped the state’s gameplan towards China which is gaining applause from C. Peter Theut, Robert Ficano and others.

CBS 62–03/31/2012

Terry Barclay Michigan Matters

Michigan Matters: Women’s History Month, Diabetes

Terry Barclay, the CEO of Inforum, Tee Thompson, President of the National Association of Women in Business (NAWBO), and Business Executive Denise Ilitch talk about Women’s History Month and upcoming events that honor women.

CBS 62–03/10/2012

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Ex-Assistant Wayne County Exec Indicted For Extortion

Extortion charges have been filed against Michael Grundy, who was entrusted with operating a health care program for low-income, uninsured workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

State Rep. Phil Cavanaugh

State Rep. Phil Cavanaugh May Run Against Ficano

Cavanagh called Langton’s Talk Radio 1270 show to discuss Ficano’s Wednesday night State of the County address, where he didn’t spare the embattled exec — who has three years left on his term.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/01/2012

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Robert Ficano Apologizes During State Of County Address

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano delivered his annual State of the County address Wednesday night, beginning by saying he’s sorry for the recent scandals rocking his administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

Robert Ficano announces staffing changes (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File).

Embattled Wayne Chief Gives State Of County Talk

Embattled Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is scheduled to give his annual State of the County address Wednesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/29/2012


Michigan Matters: Craig DeRoche

Craig DeRoche, former Michigan Speaker of the House, talks about his issues due to alcoholism and the national organization called Prison Fellowship that works to remedy what is wrong with America’s prison system.

CBS 62–02/13/2012

Robert Ficano with WWJ's Vickie Thomas

State Rep. Wants Ficano Removed From Office

State Representative John Olumba sent a letter to the 15 members of the Wayne County Commission urging them to pass a resolution asking Gov. Rick Snyder to begin removal hearings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

Big Four Detroit Econ Club

Carol Cain: ‘Big Four’ On Jobs, Emergency Managers And Gov. Snyder

It was guarded optimism about adding jobs and uncertainty about an Emergency Manager for Detroit on the minds of the Big Four political leaders during a Detroit Economic Club appearance.

CBS 62–01/22/2012