Tonight on MiWeek, weekly contributor Stephen Henderson is joined by special guests Jenn White, host of Michigan Radio’s “All Things Considered” and Ingrid Jacques, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of the Detroit News. Here are some of the stories making news across the state: Election season is in full swing – what do the candidates need […]
August 21, 2014: State of Michigan / New Plan for Detroit Schools / MI GOP Convention / Water Dept. Deal?
Tonight, Nancy Kaffer of the Detroit Free Press joins host, Christy McDonald, and weekly contributor Nolan Finley for an analysis of the stories making news across the state: Summer is winding down and that means soon it will be time to head back to school – So what is the state of education in Michigan? […]
Tonight on MiWeek: Flooding in southeast Michigan is officially a disaster. How much will it cost to clean up, and what does this say about our infrastructure in Michigan? Plus, the debate over charter schools in Michigan and accountability ramps up – just weeks before the school year is set to begin. And another delay […]
- Michigan voters waiting for Snyder, Schauer's answers on fixing state
With just 51 days until the Nov. 4 general election, both Gov. Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer have a lot of work to do in making their case to Michigan voters.
- Column: Mr. Obama goes to war
President Barack Obama has come to the realization that the war on terror doesn't end simply because you quit fighting it. The rest of America must get to the same place.
- GOP wave may instead be undertow
Those who are looking for a Republican wave building for the November election won't find evidence of it in Michigan.
- Poor-mouthing the presidency
Diehard defenders of Barack Obama's disintegrating presidency have shifted to a new story line: It's not that the president is doing too little, it's that we expect too much.
- Mark Schauer joins the war on women
It is richly ironic that Schauer so ardently embraced the nomination of a pro-life Supreme Court candidate at last weekend's state party convention.