Detroit Today

What's Next For Detroit, Michigan And The Region?

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Bankole Thompson is joined by a panel to take a look at the year ahead in Detroit politics and the Michigan Legislature. They also discuss issues surrounding infrastructure and regional cooperation, and make time to hear from listeners as well. Guests include President of Renaissance Strategies and Chair of 14th Congressional District Republican Party Paul Welday, Editor of Arab American News Osama Siblani and Vice President of Community and Public Relations at Greektown Casino Marvin Beatty.

As Governor Snyder prepares for the year ahead, the panel examine his goals for the next year and how important his relationship with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will be moving forward in the post-bankruptcy era. Bankole and the panel also discuss the importance of regional cooperation and the responsibilities of county officials in that collective endeavor, namely Wayne County's new Executive, Warren Evans.