mackinac policy conference

5/17/18: MSU Settlement / Mackinac Policy Conference / Flint Water / 48217 Mural

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Christy caught up with Detroit Regional Chamber CEO Sandy Baruah and 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference Chair Ray Telang to find out more about this year's conference themes. The MiWeek team talks about the Mackinac agenda. Episode 703.

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger to Keynote Michigan’s Mackinac Conference

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The Detroit Regional Chamber has announced that PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger will deliver a keynote address at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference May 29-June 1. She will discuss the importance of building trust and restoring confidence in the critical institutions of government, media and business.

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Superintendent Vitti makes his Mackinac Debut

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On Day 6 of his tenure as the superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District, Nikolai Vitti made it clear to business leaders at the Mackinac Policy Conference that he wants to see some things change.

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MPC17: Soo Locks

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Members of Michigan’s Congressional delegation gathered on the porch of the Grand Hotel Thursday to announce plans to introduce legislation next week to authorize the renovation and expansion of the Soo Locks.

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Making the Case for Young Children

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Hope Starts Here is focused on early childhood and educational services within Detroit for children from birth to age five. The initiative has engaged more than 6,500 center operators, teachers, researchers, and parents from across the city in community conversations and strategy meetings since the beginning of the year.

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Detroit Public TV and the Detroit Regional Chamber: Details On 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference Access

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For the seventh consecutive year, the Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) will collaborate to provide Michigan citizens with the highest level of access to the Mackinac Policy Conference’s content.

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5/25/17: Mackinac Policy Conference / Maria's Story

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Christy talks with Detroit Regional Chamber President & CEO Sandy Baruah about this year's Mackinac Policy Conference. Episode 605.

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6/9/16: DPS Deal / DPS Academic Standards / History for Hillary Clinton

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The Michigan Legislature narrowly passed the DPS deal late last night. Judge Steven Rhodes, DPS Transition Manager, and Alycia Meriweather, DPS Superintendent, attended the Mackinac Policy Conference last week. They sat down with Christy and discussed the problems that lie ahead with the academic standards for the DPS district and more...

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MiWeek at Mackinac Policy Conference

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Watch the MiWeek team's analysis of each day of the 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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5/26/16: Mackinac Policy Conference / Retaining Michigan Businesses

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Detroit Regional Chamber President & CEO Sandy Baruah is our guest in the studio to discuss next week's Mackinac Policy Conference.

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