Michigan Policast for Monday, July 20, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Izzo and Harbaugh: Mask Up Michigan!
  • Opening and closing Michigan's schools
  • MEA President Paula Herbart
  • What John James didn't say, this time with Army porn
  • Political notes
  • Ad of the week
  • Remembering John Lewis
  • Transcript

Featured image: From left to right: Suzy Merchant, Kim Barnes Arico, Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist, Tom Izzo and Dr. Joneigh Khaldun | Governor Whitmer’s Communications Office
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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 13, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Mask up Michigan!
  • Emergency powers of the Governor
  • COVID-19 and K12 and higher education
  • Senator Gary Peters on unemployment, CARES, and more
  • Susan Demas on sexism in Michigan politics
  • Political Notes
  • John James says what?
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 6, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Progress Michigan's latest Lake Effect poll
  • No Reason Absentee Voting/ vote by mail
  • Kara Hope on absentee ballots, signs in the Capitol
  • Face masks and preventable spread of COVID-19
  • Political Notes
  • John James says what?
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, June 29, 2020

  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 isn't done with us yet
  • Presidential Politics and polls
  • Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission semi-finalists are chosen
  • Political Notes
  • Matt Borges and the Right Side PAC
  • John James says what?
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, June 22, 2020

  In this episode:

  • The latest polls are bad news for Trump
  • Biden campaign notes
  • Michigan and the pandemic
  • Political notes
  • What’s John James Not Saying This Week?
  • Elizabeth Welch on our justice system and the role of the Michigan Supreme Court
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, June 15, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Campaign spending and polling
  • Covid-19 updates
  • Whitmer recall, voting lawsuit
  • The latest on the Right to Read settlement
  • Defund the Police
  • Political Notes
  • John James says what?
  • Sean Hammond of MEC on trash and recycling in Michigan
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, June 8, 2020

  In this episode:

  • New polling data with Bernie Porn
  • Opening Michigan one step at a time
  • Jack Ebling on the outlook for college football
  • Racism, BLM, and Trump
  • State Rep Sarah Anthony on systemic racism and the Black Agenda
  • Political notes – UI fraud, vote-by-mail, Title IX
  • John James says what?
  • We <3 Kelly Rossman-McKinney
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, June 1, 2020

  In this episode:

  • American racism: Systemic, just not codified
  • Opening Michigan's economy the right way
  • Trouble ahead for the Michigan budget
  • Shirkey, Trump, and GOP: distractions, fake controversies, gish gallop, amplification
  • Chris Gautz of Michigan Dept of Corrections on pandemic management in Michigan's Prisons
  • Political notes: voting by Mail, Fair and Equal Michigan ballot initiative, Gary Peters' latest work
  • The world is on fire. Here's what John James has to say.
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, May 25, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Trump comes to Michigan and fights with everyone
  • Amy Kerr Hardin on the opening of Traverse City and “up north”
  • Latest polling – good news for Whitmer and team, bad news for Trump and GOP
  • Riley Beggin on the GOP lawsuit, Edenville Dam
  • Jeff Timmer on the 2020 elections, and a post-Trump Republican party
  • John James and the Trump agenda: he's all for it, he understands it, and he's going to implement it …
  • Voting by mail and the VoteSafe project
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, May 18, 2020

  In this episode:

  • The COVID rally's soggy sequel
  • Trump's weak pandemic response
  • Trouble ahead for Michigan's budget
  • Governor Whitmer settles the right to literacy case
  • Elections, elections
  • Transcript

 

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