Michigan Matters: Issues On The Horizon For 2015This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain and the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson; Kelly Rossman-McKinney, the CEO of Truscott Rossman; and Chris Holman, founder of Michigan’s Business Network, look at Detroit’s bankruptcy, the auto industry, politics and more issues impacting the region in 2015.
Michigan Matters: Top Stories Of 2014This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain explores the top stories of 2014 with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Business Executive Denise Ilitch, and Michigan Chronicle Senior Editor Bankole Thompson.
Senate Plans Vote To Move Oakland County Executive RaceDemocrats say it's a politically motivated bid to help Republicans hold power whenever longtime Executive L. Brooks Patterson retires.
'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Ficano, Patterson, Hackel Sound Off, Trade Jabs One Final Time As Region's LeadersWhat does Robert Ficano intend to do after he leaves his job as Wayne County Executive in a few weeks?
Reflections On Thanksgiving, The "Perfect Holiday" (Video)Metro Detroiters share their thoughts on what makes Thanksgiving special, and some cases, funny.
Chelios Talks Pucks, Book And Politics - A 'Michigan Matters' ExclusiveRetired Red Wings Hall of Famer defenseman Chris Chelios no longer laces up his skates to play for the Detroit.
Sour Grapes? L. Brooks Patterson Launches Tech Initiative, Challenges Dan GilbertOakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson launched a branding initiative to promote Oakland's tech companies, and keeping them in the "fertile vineyards of Oakland County," and in turn got into a verbal battle with Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert.
Watch Michigan Matters: Of Ernie Harwell, Dr. Death And Fallout Of The Epic FloodHaney, who runs MB Book in Ortonville, is one of the most prolific publishers in the state as he has had a hand in over 400 books as writer, editor, ghost writer, consultant and publisher.
Michigan Matters: Arts, Beats & Eats, TourismIt’s that time of year when our region is loaded with great things to do with your family.
What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? 'Michigan In Transition' Examines Historic Change Of LeadershipAs the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.
L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual AddressHe may not be a "Detroit basher," but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks "no deal is better than a bad deal" when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.
L. Brooks Patterson Slams Detroit: 'The Truth Hurts... Tough S***'"You do not, do not, under any circumstances, stop in Detroit at a gas station! That’s just a call for a carjacking," he's quoted as saying.
WATCH Michigan Matters: The Big Four's Water Fight!This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain travels to the beautifully-renovated Cobo Ballroom during the 2014 North American International Auto Show to emcee the Detroit Economic Club/Detroit Auto Dealers Association luncheon.
Two Candidates Join Race For Wayne County ExecutiveThough Robert Ficano hasn't yet announced his intentions on whether he'll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren't waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.
Michigan Matters: 2013 Year End ReviewThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain recaps 2013 with the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Kelly Rossman McKinney, president of Truscott Rossman; and political commentator Cliff Russell.