Michigan Policast for Monday, March 4, 2019
Walt and Christine kick off the podcast with a conversation on the #FTDR principles from Mackinac Center for Public Policy.It will take a lot of money and hard work to #FTDR. In this episode we talk about 5 FTDR principles put out by Mackinac Center a few years ago. Some are bad, some are just unrealistic. Click To Tweet
Related: Former State Budget Director Bob Emerson joins Michigan Policast to discuss where Michigan can get the money to #FTDR
Later we get into the effects of climate change in the state of Michigan. Here are the sources for all the facts and figures:
- Less skiing, thinner ice, canceled fests. Michigan adapts to climate change
- Mild fall, lack of snow hitting northern Michigan hard
- Global warming brings sweeping change to U.S., Michigan
- More Rain, Less Snow for U.S. Winters
- Why Detroit and Michigan must worry about global warming
- What is climate change doing to us here in Michigan?
- Climate change brings risks, opportunity to ‘Pure Michigan’
- Facts About Michigan Agriculture
- Are cows the cause of global warming?
I also fly ✈️ & use A/C
Living in the world as it is isn’t an argument against working towards a better future.
The Green New Deal is about putting a LOT of people to work in developing new technologies, building new infrastructure, and getting us to 100% renewable energy. https://t.co/DZGE1WwLbn
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 3, 2019
Rena Basch with Voters Not Politicians joins us to discuss what’s next for the group that took on, and took down, gerrymandering in Michigan.
- Voters Not Politicians
- Rena on LinkedIn
- Voters Not Politicians on Twitter
- Michigan’s anti-gerrymandering proposal is approved. Now what?
- Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission: Why Is This Commission Necessary and Who Will Be on It?
'Redistricting reform is not finished, we've just passed a couple of the critical milestones ... now we have to actually implement this. Our work is just beginning.' ~Rena Basch, Voters Not PoliticansClick To Tweet