As details of an alleged cover-up plot involving two state lawmakers continue to emerge, the MiWeek team speculates on what will happen next to Rep. Todd Courser and Rep. Cindy Gamrat.Read More
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The first of several Republican Presidential debates takes place Thursday night. The MiWeek team talks about the issues likely to come up for discussion and they speculate on the tone of the debate. Plus, community leaders in Dearborn are unhappy with recent sightings of an FBI spy plane used in surveillance programs. Is the investigation terror-related?Read More
Tonight on MiWeek, Detroit Police Chief James Craig joins us in-studio for an in-depth conversation about crime in Detroit. The team will talk with Chief Craig about the rising incidences of gun violence in the city and overall crime in Detroit. Plus, we’ll discuss police chase policies and the need for community involvement in solving crimes.Read More
As parents cheer wildly, kids across the state are getting ready to go back to school after Labor Day. But what kind of education are they getting here in Michigan and how does it compare to other state? Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald and weekly contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson devote the entire show to education. Plus, an in-depth conversation w/ State Supt. Brian WhistonRead More
As Detroit Public Schools closes out the fiscal year with a $238 million deficit, national education experts have been visiting the City at the invitation of Excellent Schools Detroit. Christy interviews ESD CEO Dan Varner about the visits and what advice the school reformers are providing for improving education in Detroit.Read More
Join Christy McDonald for a live broadcast with analysis and behind-the-scenes information from the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference. With a focus on Talent, Urban Revitalization, and Cohesion, it's three days of the most important issues facing Michigan, and the next best thing to being there!Read More
From Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit Free Press
Develoment, not ridership, will be the true measure of the QLine's success
The debate over health care reform is quickly being defined not as right vs. left, but as decent vs. indecent.
From Nolan Finley, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit News
Declining oil prices, investor pressure to maximize returns on capital push Ford to make politically dicey decisions.
Georgia election result shows Democrats must look beyond anti-Trump rhetoric to do better in the 2018 midterms