Stateside: Threat of government shutdown; climate immigrants; history of Great Lakes steamships
Republican State House Speaker Lee Chatfield says he’s optimistic about a road funding deal coming through before the October 1 budget deadline. The Michigan House Minority Leader, Democrat Christine Greig, says Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 45-cent fuel tax increase is basically dead. So where does that leave the governor? We discuss with our Friday political commentators.
Ken Sikkema, is a Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican Majority Leader in the Michigan State Senate. TJ Bucholz, President of Vanguard Public Affairs, a progressive political strategy firm in Lansing.
Listen to the interview.