November 20, 2014: Roads Deal / Electoral College Changes / Immigration Order / Nolan’s Cameo

Tonight the MiWeek team tackles important stories making news across Michigan:

  • A senate bill to raise the gas tax to fix roads
  • One lawmaker’s fight to change how Electoral College votes are counted in Michigan
  • The impact of President Obama’s big announcement on immigration reform
  • The Daily Show takes on water shut offs in Detroit – with the help of Nolan Finley

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November 13, 2014: Moving Michigan Forward / Bankruptcy Decision

MiWeek TeamTonight, MiWeek comes to you from the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit – the site of the Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Summit.

Host Chrisy McDonald and the team will sit down with some of the CEOs participating in the conference and discuss Michigan’s future in a global marketplace. Plus, a decision in Detroit’s bankruptcy – but when will the plan take effect?

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November 6, 2014: Election Results / Post-Election Conversation with Governor Snyder

The election is over and the results are in! On the next MiWeek, host Christy McDonald and weekly contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson talk with Governor Snyder about his agenda for the next four years in Michigan. Plus, an analysis of the rest of the election results.

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November 3, 2014: 2014 Election Special

Host Christy McDonald and contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson review what’s on the ballot and what it means for Michigan.

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October 30, 2014: Election Countdown

Tonight on MiWeek, the team takes a look at some of the issues brewing for the upcoming election: 

  • A dead heat in the governor’s race – what difference will absentee ballots make?
  • There seems to be a new poll everyday – but can you really believe them?
  • A look at the fight over state House and Senate seats – will the Democrats change the balance of power?
  • One candidate is putting more cash into a big campaign – but is it too late?

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October 23, 2014: Road Funding / Key Election 2014 Races / Car Buying in MI / Grudge Match!

Tonight on MiWeek: With just under two weeks until election day, the MiWeek team looks beyond November 4th and considers what the lame duck session lawmakers will (or won’t) do when they head back to Lansing. Join us for an analysis

  • Funding for roads
  • A check on Election 2014
  • The “Anti-Tesla” bill
  • Detroit bankruptcy ruling
  • Michigan’s most famous grudge match

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October 16, 2014: Snyder and Schauer Town Hall Recap / Big Names Campaigning / Detroit Bankruptcy

Tonight, the MiWeek team discusses the town hall everyone is talking about between Governor Rick Snyder and challenger Mark Schauer. We take a closer look at a few of the key moments from Sunday’s forum, the reaction, and how it will affect the race. Plus, we take a look at Election 2014 and discuss Detroit’s bankruptcy.


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MiWeek Team to Host Gubernatorial Candidate Town Hall

Detroit Public Television, The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press will co-host a Michigan Gubernatorial Town Hall Forum. Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson and Detroit News Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley. Detroit Public TV Anchor Christy McDonald will serve as the event’s host.

October 9, 2014: U.S. Senate Surprises / Gubernatorial Debate / Detroit Leadership at Odds / Gay Marriage in MI

We are now four weeks away from the election, and there have been some big moves this week. Tonight the MiWeek team takes a look at the stories making headlines across the state:

  • Bad news for senate candidate Terri Lynn Land – almost a million dollars in ads for her campaign are being pulled.
  • The live town hall between gubernatorial candidates, Governor Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer, is this weekend – what impact could it have on the race?
  • Detroit leadership is at odds over an ordinance that would affect new business in the city.
  • In light on the Supreme Court’s decision not to take on cases this week, what is the fate of gay marriage in Michigan?

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