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This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Matt Simoncini, the President and CEO of Lear to find out what the huge auto supplier is doing to help the community, their imprint locally and globally as a business. Then roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Ilitch Enterprises CEO Denise Ilitch, and Najah Bazzy, the Founder/CEO of Zaman International, sit down for a discussion on Michigan and more.
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Michigan Matters focuses on controversial issues concerning the metro Detroit area. The program is hosted by CBS 62 Senior Producer and Detroit Free Press Columnist Carol Cain who has shared her perspective on local and national radio and TV shows for over a decade. In addition to one-on-one interviews, a high-profile panel of metro Detroit political, business and community leaders will join her for roundtable discussions. Regular panelists will include L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; and Denise Ilitch, President of Ilitch Enterprises.

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Michigan Matters: MPLP - Dean And NavarroOn this week’s Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain interviews former Vermont governor Howard Dean and Republican strategist Ana Navarro about Washington, Lansing, politics and more. Then, Brandon Dillon, the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, and Lena Epstein, campaign co-chair of Trump Michigan, sit down for conversation about President Trump, and Michigan politics.
Michigan Matters: Figure Skate DetroitThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain has a heart-felt conversation with Denise Ilitch about her father and his impact on Detroit. Then Cain talks to Olympic Gold medalist Meryl Davis about winning gold, the impact it’s had on her life and what she is doing now. Then Ilitch and Davis join Geneva Williams, Detroit Leader for Figure Skating in Detroit (FSD) on the Roundtable to discuss learns about the difference figure skating can make in the lives of low income girls
Michigan Matters: Business Organizations Roundtable/Mike Ilitch TributeThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with the Roundtable of Sandy Baruah, president & CEO of Detroit Regional Chamber; Beth Chappell, president & CEO of the Detroit Economic Club; and Carolyn Cassin, president and CEO of the Michigan Women’s Foundation; about the city, region, state, and the White House. In the last segment, Cain and her guests pay tribute to Mike Ilitch.
Michigan Matters: Michigan Political Leadership ProgramThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain discusses politics and the Michigan Political Leadership Program with Matt Grossmann, Director of the MSU Institute for Public Policy and Social Research; and Steve Tobocman, co-director of the Michigan Political Leadership Program. Then Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson joins Grossmann and Tobocman on the Roundtable to discuss the changing landscape of politics, President Trump’s travel ban, Mayor Duggan, and more.
Michigan Matters: Cobo Center and Automotive UpdateThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain looks at what’s ahead for the newly updated Cobo Center after the NAIAS ends with the Center’s Executive Director Claude Molinari. Then John McElroy, host of Autoline and auto commentator for WWJ Newsradio 950; Mark Phelan, Auto Critic for the Detroit Free Press; and Glenn Steven, executive director of MICHauto and Vice President, Automotive & Mobility Initiatives discuss what’s next for the auto industry.
Michigan Matters: Inauguration Feedback And Looking Ahead To The PresidencyThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with two women who were in Washington D.C. recently: Lena Epstein, Trump Co-Chair-Michigan, who attended the inauguration; and author Anne Doyle who attended the Million Women March. Then the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Ilitch Enterprises CEO Denise Ilitch, and Charlie Beckham, the Group Executive of Neighborhoods, City of Detroit; discuss President Trump, Detroit, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts, and more.

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