WATCH: As Movers, Shakers Migrate To Mackinac Talk Gears Up On Entrepreneurship, Gay Rights And Growing The Economy1,500 folks from across the state are traveling to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber's annual policy conference which takes place this Tuesday through Friday. It has been held there since 1981 and is where issues and topics are vetted and debated.
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Michigan Matters: Mackinac Policy ConferenceThis 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.
The Sights And Sounds Of The Mackinac Policy ConferenceThere was much attention paid to serious issues like education, politics and the economy --but there were some lighter moments, too.
Michigan Matters: Roads, Bridges & The Boston Marathon BombingThis week on Michigan Matters, the all-star roundtable discusses Gov. Rick Snyder’s outlined budget to raise taxes to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and the effort to build a second bridge from Detroit to Canada and tackle the tough question of our nation’s safety in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Dave Bing Slams Local Media, Says They Have No Love For Motor CityWith Detroit’s fiscal woes simmering and threat of an Emergency Manager looming, Mayor Dave Bing said he wishes the local media would stop focusing all of its attention on the negative and show the Motor City some love.
Michigan Matters: The Economy And Elder CareFor Michigan residents, the state of the local economy and the needs of an aging population are cause for concern.
Michigan Matters: Grand Valley State UniversityThis week on Michigan Matters, Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas stops by to tell Host Carol Cain about the college’s expansion plans for Metro Detroit.
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Gov. Snyder: The Toughest Part Of Reinventing Is Still AheadIf you think getting through the state’s budget with painful cuts on things like education and film/brownfield incentives was difficult, hold onto your seats sports fans as Gov. Rick Snyder says the toughest part of reinventing is still ahead.
GOP Mitt Romney: Causing Waves In MichiganRepublican Mitt Romney gets applause from Mich. Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer who mentioned his bold leadership as the former Mass. governor worked both sides of the aisle for health care.