Michigan Policast for Monday, January 17, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Cracking down on robocalls
  • Money in politics – John James, Aarlan Meekhof, DeVos
  • Money in politics – Trump, Bloomberg, Sanders, etc.
  • Michigan Democratic primary 2020
  • Quick takes
  • Interview: Nick Occhipinti, League of Conservation Voters
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, February 10, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Governor Whitmer delivers SOTU response
  • Governor Whitmer’s 2021 budget proposal
  • Guns and 2A sanctuary cities
  • Healthcare for all with Dr. Farhan Bhatti of Care Free Medical, Dental and Vision in Lansing
  • Quicktakes
  • Interview:  Urban transit with Renard Monczunski of Detroit People’s Platform
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, February 3, 2020

  In this episode:

  • SotS – Bonds and FTDR
  • SotS – K-12, higher ed and debt
  • Latest Detroit Chamber poll – Michiganders are center-left
  • GM and the Detroit-Hamtramck EV Assembly
  • UAW corruption scandal, with John Revitte of MSU
  • Quick takes
  • Work in Progress: Monica Lewis-Patrick on the Global Water Justice Conference
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, January 27, 2019

  In this episode:

  • More trouble for Senator Peter Lucido
  • Responding to criticism on Christine’s misogyny comments
  • Reining in the Lansing lobbyists, with guest Sam Inglot of Progress Michigan
  • Michigan primary polling and Bloomberg in Michigan, with guest Tim O’Brien, Senior Advisor to Bloomberg campaign
  • Gov Whitmer to deliver Democratic response to State of the Union
  • Quick takes
  • Work in Progress: Energy democracy with Shimekia Nichols, Deputy Director of Soulardarity
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, January 20, 2020

Featured image:  John James with Lev Parnas, Rudy Giuliani.  ~Source

  In this episode:

  • Sexism in politics – Lucido (*cough*PIG*cough), Warren & Sanders
  • Mike Bloomberg does well in Michigan
  • Gov Whitmer approval rating + Snyder’s rating in his first year
  • FDA drug approvals faster, but are they safer?
  • Nessel’s hugh PFAS lawsuit: is PFAS the new tobacco?
  • Quick takes
  • Interview:  Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, January 13, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Updates on 2020
  • Elissa Slotkin, Iran, War Powers Resolution
  • Climate crisis, Clean Future Act v Green New Deal
  • Cellphones in Michigan courts
  • Interview: Mel Larsen on the petition drive to expand the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act
  • Terrorist talk from MI Facebook Group
  • A decade of Elliott-Larsen in tweets
  • Thank you
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, January 6, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Larry Inman recall efforts still going
  • Gov Whitmer’s first year job performance
  • War on women: GOP goes after reproductive health
  • Updates on Citizens Redistricting Commission, NRAV, and Michigan demographics
  • Under-covered stories in 2019 and predictions for 2020
  • Interview: Riley Beggin of Bridge Magazine
  • Podcast recommendations
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, December 23, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Trump impeached
  • What’s next for FTDR?
  • AG Dana Nessel sues opioid distributors
  • Quick takes – clean energy, anti-Peters ad pulled, fake focus group, adopt & amend, deer baiting
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, December 16, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Empty charter schools, racism at Paw Paw Schools
  • Changes to Title IX
  • Michigan budget deal
  • Sinclair Broadcasting changes business model, drops political analysts
  • Governor Whitmer for Vice President?
  • Larry Inman gets a mistrial
  • Haley Stevens and Elissa Slotkin on Trump’s Impeachment
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, December 9, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Medicaid and work requirements
  • Trump and SNAP
  • Senator Curtis Hertel Jr with the latest on the budget
  • Walberg, Upton, Amash congressional races
  • State Representative Larry Inman’s wacky trial
  • Former Congressman Mike Rogers on the House Intelligence Committee
  • Transcript

 

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