Paul Sabatini, chairman of the NAIAS, asked Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan about the future of Joe Louis Arena with the new hockey arena being built.
It was just one question of many posed during the Detroit Economic Club’s Big Four luncheon held at Cobo Center. The luncheon was co-sponsored by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association and CBS 62.
Highlights from the conversation can be seen on “Michigan Matters” airing 11:30 this Sunday on CBS 62.
Duggan took to the DEC stage along with Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson before a sold out audience of nearly 900 people.
Cain, senior producer/host of “Michigan Matters” and columnist at Detroit Free Press, moderated the conversation.
Patterson stirred headlines with his talk of Flint’s water crisis and its severity.
Evans highlighted the path he has traveled the past year as he steers his county out of financial crisis.
And Duggan also talked about Detroit Public Schools and what’s ahead in the troubled district.
Duggan and Patterson mixed it up over control over DPS and the issue of local control vs state control.
You can hear the conversation on “Michigan Matters” Sunday at 11:30 a.m. only on CBS 62.