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Jesse Lowe

Director/Producer of "Wild Faith"

March 20th, 2018 05:47pm

Talks about his new independent Michigan-produced film, including it's eventual worldwide distribution.

Craig Theil

Citizens Research Council of Michigan

March 20th, 2018 05:34pm

Discusses local infrastructure.

Rep. Triston Cole

Chair for the House of Transportation Committee

March 20th, 2018 05:27pm

Discusses funding for road repair.

Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council

March 20th, 2018 05:25pm

Discusses the Lansing City Hall Project.

Rivet's Reflections

March 19th, 2018 06:02pm

Ed talks about a new set of bills regarding new safety procedures at MSU.

Eric Lupher

President of the Citizens Research Council

March 19th, 2018 05:56pm

Discusses fiscal policy.

Mark Huizenga

Mayor of Walker

March 19th, 2018 05:54pm

Discusses fiscal issues.

Joe Guzman

GOP Candidate for Secretary of State

March 19th, 2018 05:52pm

Discusses his campaign.

Pamela Hornberger

State Representative

March 16th, 2018 05:45pm

Rep. Hornberger discusses a new bill regarding taxes for nonprofit organizations and Ed signs off with a special St. Patrick's Day treat.

Amanda Grimm

Nuclear Engineer - Niowave

March 16th, 2018 05:29pm

Discusses local developments in nuclear research.

John Gleason

County Clerk - Genesee County

March 16th, 2018 05:20pm

Discusses the dangers of cyber hacking.

Patrick Colbeck

State Senator

March 16th, 2018 05:07pm

Discusses his campaign and issues with local legislation.

Mark Grebner

Ingham County Commissioner

March 15th, 2018 06:04pm

Talks with Ed about Ingham County, City of Lansing jail issues and election politics.

Robert Jackson

Director of the Michigan Energy Office

March 15th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses a grant to 100K Ideas for small business incubation.

Mary Kelpinski

CEO of the Michigan Pork Producers Association

March 15th, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses potential impact of a trade war over tariffs.

Sen. Tonya Shuitmaker

Chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee

March 15th, 2018 05:00pm

Discusses MSU Interim President John Engler's appearance before the committee.

Ryan Meilstrup

National Coordinator for the Young Americans for Conventions of States.

March 14th, 2018 05:59pm

Discusses trying to persuade legislators to call a convention of the states.

William Francavilla

Certified Financial Planner and Author

March 14th, 2018 05:53pm

Speaks on his book "THE MADOFFS AMONG US: Combat the Scammers, Con Artists, and Thieves Who Are Plotting to Steal Your Money"

Ingrid Jacques

Deputy Editorial Page Editor at The Detroit News

March 14th, 2018 05:36pm

Discusses how Christian group was removed from Wayne State after operating on campus for 75 years and the lawsuit that followed.

Kimberly Buddin

ACLU of Michigan

March 14th, 2018 05:07pm

Speaks with Ed about concerns they raised in the Senate committee last week about the bi-partisan package.

Wendy Block

Senior Director of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

March 13th, 2018 06:10pm

Discusses private employer legislation.

Dr. Norm Beauchamp

Assistant VP of Health Affairs, MSU

March 13th, 2018 06:09pm

Discusses changes in medical schools.

Phil Pavlov

State Senator

March 13th, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses education reform.

Curtis Hertel

State Senator

March 13th, 2018 06:06pm

Discusses local legislative issues.

Hondo Carpenter

March 12th, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses March Madness.

Kelly Chesney

Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Business Leaders for Michigan

March 12th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses her organization's plans for job growth.

Leigh Richardson

Brain Specialist for the Brain Performance Center

March 12th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses the effects of daylight savings.

Pat Miles

Candidate for Michigan Attorney General

March 12th, 2018 05:59pm

Discusses marijuana legislation.

Gary McCaleb

Senior Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom and attorney representing Harris Funeral Home

March 9th, 2018 05:52pm

Discusses case in which transgender funeral home director was fired from Harris Funeral Home, a Detroit area funeral home.

Brian Gutman

The Education Trust

March 9th, 2018 05:32pm

Explains why reading levels are down at schools and gives tools on how to improve reading levels.

Larry Inman

State Representative from Traverse City

March 9th, 2018 05:20pm

Speaks with Ed about Amelia Earhart.

Eric Doster

Election Law Specialist

March 9th, 2018 05:13pm

Discusses gerrymandering and redistricting case by Mark Brewer.

Jen 'O Connor

State Ambassador for Rare Action Network

March 8th, 2018 06:13pm

Discusses house resolution declaring Rare Disorder Day.

Brian Broderick

Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools

March 8th, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses state funding of non-public schools.

Brandt Iden

State Representative

March 8th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses legislation on cyber security and sexual assault protection.

John James

Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate

March 8th, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses his campaign.

Todd Schleiger

Independent Gubernatorial Candidate

March 7th, 2018 05:46pm

Discusses what he plans to do for Michigan if elected Governor.

Aaron Miller

State Representative

March 7th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses House Bill 5638

Scott Stevenson

President of the Telecommunications Association of Michigan

March 7th, 2018 05:18pm

Discusses broadband accessibility in rural areas of the state.

Sally Talberg

Chairman of the Michigan Public Service Commission

March 7th, 2018 05:10pm

Discusses energy cost in the Upper Peninsula and new gas plan for the UP.

Donato Tramuto

Author of "Life's Bulldozer Moments"

March 6th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses his work with international health care, as well as his new book.

Rick Jones

State Senator

March 6th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses female genital mutilation legislation.

Tommy Brann

State Representative

March 6th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses new legislation regarding the sale of craft beer and growlers.

Jonathan Oosting

Reporter for Detroit News

March 6th, 2018 05:59pm

Discusses Richard Spencer's MSU visit.

Kristen Helms

Author of "From Boardroom to Baby"

March 5th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses career advice for new mothers.

Gary Wozniak

CEO and Founder of Recovery Park

March 5th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses his program to employ ex-cons.

Rivet's Reflections

Richard Spencer

March 5th, 2018 05:23pm

Discusses white nationalist Richard Spencer's visit to MSU.

Dr. Bryan Burroughs

Executive Director - Michigan Trout Unlimited

March 5th, 2018 05:10pm

Discusses proposed changes to Michigan's irrigation laws.

Kelly King

Executive Director for Mid-Michigan Chapter of Red Cross

March 2nd, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses the aftermath of Lansing's recent flood.

Patrick Anderson

CEO of Anderson Economic Group

March 2nd, 2018 05:35pm

Discusses President Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Thomas Mynsberge

President of Critical Incident Management

March 2nd, 2018 05:21pm

Security expert Thomas Mynsberge, live from Mt. Pleasant, discusses today's shooting at Central Michigan University.

Ven Johnson

Attorney for Plaintiffs in Nassar Case

March 2nd, 2018 04:58pm

Discusses gymnast Jacob Moore, the first male victim to join the lawsuits against Larry Nassar.

Meegan Winters

Executive Director and Founder of Able Eyes.

March 1st, 2018 06:13pm

Discusses 360 virtual tours of facilities, which will benefit those with autism and other disabilities.

Elaine Hardy

Chairperson for the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission.

March 1st, 2018 06:10pm

Discusses the upcoming MLK art exhibit.

Dave Pagel

State Representative, Michigan House Republicans

March 1st, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses a new bill that will benefit medically frail prison inmates.

Marianne Udow-Phillips

Executive Director for the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, University of Michigan

March 1st, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses psychiatric care accessibility.

Rep. Donna Lasinski

Democratic State Representative (D-Scio Township)

February 28th, 2018 05:50pm

Discusses energy policy and local zoning issues in regards to wind turbines.

Bill Ballenger

Founder of "Inside Michigan Politics" and "The Ballenger Report"

February 28th, 2018 05:35pm

Discusses the current political climate, gubernatorial candidates, and what's ahead for the mid-term elections in November.

Amy Dehner

First Lieutenant of Michigan State Police

February 28th, 2018 05:22pm

Speaks with going before the Legislature and explaining the need for more state troopers.

Michael Hansen

President of the Michigan Community College Association

February 28th, 2018 05:09pm

Discusses challenges with the community college budget plan in the state.

Representative Mary Whiteford

Member of the Michigan House Republicans

February 27th, 2018 06:29pm

Discusses legislation to help with mental healthcare.

Sally Boyle

Author of "Deconstructing Divorce"

February 27th, 2018 06:10pm

Speaks on the tax and financial implications of divorce.

Representative Phil Phelps

Democratic Member of the Michigan House of Representatives

February 27th, 2018 06:04pm

Speaks on creating a constitution amendment to create a unicameral legislature

Representative Jim Runestead

Member of the Michigan House of Republicans representing the 44th District

February 27th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses legislation regarding arming school personnel.

John Griffith

Author of "A Dad's Fun Guide to Raising Happy Daughters"

February 26th, 2018 05:51pm

Discusses life advice and his new book.

Jeremy Schossau

Pastor of Metro City Church

February 26th, 2018 05:35pm

Discusses his church's recent controversial classes which offer support for teens struggling with questions regarding sexuality.

Vinnie Vernuccio

Senior Fellow at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy

February 26th, 2018 05:21pm

Vinnie Vernuccio, live from D.C., discusses Michigan's unions and the "Right-to-Work" law.

Margaret O'Brien

State Senator

February 26th, 2018 05:10pm

Discusses recently passed package of bills concerning sexual assault safety.

Tamoreh Shareef

President of La Meres and Debutantes of Greater Lansing

February 23rd, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses her organization and upcoming events.

Hondo Carpenter

February 23rd, 2018 05:38pm

Hondo stops by to dispute a recent story published by Yahoo News regarding a sports agent's alleged dinner with Tom Izzo.

Ben Frederick

State Representative

February 23rd, 2018 05:22pm

Rep. Ben Frederick phones into 1320 WILS to detail Gov. Snyder's "Marshall Plan for Talent".

Thomas Mynsberge

President of Critical Incident Management

February 23rd, 2018 05:04pm

Discusses gun safety and how to respond to emergency situations.

Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

February 22nd, 2018 06:26pm

Discusses floods in the city and where you can go to get updates.

Anna Sabino

Author of "Your Creative Career"

February 22nd, 2018 06:23pm

Speaks on entrepreneurship and her new book.

Angie Ruzinsky (Regional Vice President of LAFCU). Jason Smith (CEO of the Lansing Postal Community Credit Union)

February 22nd, 2018 06:17pm

Talk about the merging of their two credit unions, as well as the difference between banks and credit unions.

Brett Roberts

State Representative of the 65th District

February 22nd, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses how he is serving the counties of Eaton and Jackson.

Bob Dwan

Associate Executive Director of Michigan School Business Officials

February 21st, 2018 05:48pm

Speaks on the distribution of the escrowed health benefits after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the teachers

Jay Timmons

National Association of Manufacturers

February 21st, 2018 05:36pm

Speaks with Ed about the state of manufacturing jobs and what to expect in the future.

Rep. Robert Wittenberg

State Rep (D-Huntington Woods)

February 21st, 2018 05:26pm

Discusses school shooting in Parkland, FL and how Michigan lawmakers are learning from the incident to protect schools here in the state.

Adam Von Gootkin

Highclere Castle Cigar

February 21st, 2018 05:25pm

Rivet's Reflections

February 20th, 2018 06:20pm

Host Ed Rivet reflects on multiple topics he has covered over the last few weeks.

Matt Smego

Manager of Government Relations of the Farm Bureau

February 20th, 2018 06:13pm

Discusses modern farming technology.

Norm Saari

Commissioner of Michigan Public Service Commission

February 20th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses electric cars and transportation.

Jeff Cobb

Secretary of the Senate

February 20th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses a new painting being unveiled in the Capitol in honor of Black History Month.

James Lake

Spokesman for Mackinac Bridge Authority

February 19th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses changes to the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk.

Katie Carey

Director of Media Relations for Consumers Energy

February 19th, 2018 05:44pm

Discusses clean energy plans.

Rachel Lewis

President of Lansing School Board

February 19th, 2018 05:42pm

Discusses how the school board is helping keep Lansing schools safe.

Rep. Klint Kesto

Michigan House of Representatives

February 19th, 2018 05:15pm

Speaks on Michigan lawmakers asking MSU for Nassar records.

Melissa Samuel

President/CEO of Health Care Association of MI

February 16th, 2018 05:44pm

Discusses the current state of nursing homes.

Craig Thiel

Research Director at the Citizens Research Council of Michigan

February 16th, 2018 05:33pm

Craig Thiel phones into 1320 WILS to speak on government spending caps.

Steve Bieda

State Senator

February 16th, 2018 05:20pm

Sen. Steve Bieda joins Ed to discuss the Wrongful Conviction Act.

Adrian Hemond

CEO of Grassroots Midwest

February 16th, 2018 05:11pm

Ed welcomes Adrian Hemond to discuss governmental campaigns.

Gary Naeyaert


February 15th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses the future of the local retail market.

Carlos Lacasa


February 15th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses litigation between MCNA & Blue Cross regarding Healthy Kids Dental.

Lee Chatfield

State Representative

February 15th, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses current legislative priorities of the House of Representatives.

Patrick Anderson

CEO of Anderson Economic Group

February 15th, 2018 05:08pm

Ed welcomes Anderson to discuss the current state of the economy.

Pete Lund

State Director for Michigan's Branch of Americans for Prosperity

February 14th, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses tax policy issues and driver responsibility fees.

Sen. Jim Marleau

Sponsor of Senate Bill 713

February 14th, 2018 05:59pm

Speaks with Ed about elder abuse protections.

Senator David Hildenbrand

Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee

February 14th, 2018 05:50pm

Discusses tax exemption bill and driver responsibility fee repeal passed today.

Lisa McGraw

Public Affairs Manager of the Michigan Press Association

February 13th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses the future of print media.

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