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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 Rosinski (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.

Jim Stamas

State Senator

February 13th, 2018 06:01pm

Sen. Jim Stamas talks with Ed about the ongoing struggle of the Flint water crisis.

Jason Sheppard

State Representative

February 13th, 2018 05:20pm

Ed welcomes Rep. Jason Sheppard to the program to discuss new bills regarding no fault insurance.

John Reilly

State Representative

February 13th, 2018 04:57pm

Rep. John Reilly joins Ed to discuss a series of surges in Lansing citizen's utility bills.

Amanda Larraga

Board President of The Capital Area Down Syndrome Association

February 12th, 2018 06:16pm

Speaks on a new Gerber baby with Down Syndrome, and how Lansing is helping children with Down Syndrome.

Lorenzo Santavicca

President of ASMSU

February 12th, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses the future of MSU moving forward from the Larry Nassar case, and how they can communicate better with interim President Engler and the future permanent President of MSU.

Scott Wrigglesworth

Ingham County Sherriff

February 12th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses how his department is trying to counter the opioid crisis.

Jarrett Skorup

Director of Strategy at The Mackinac Center

February 12th, 2018 06:04pm

Talks with Ed about Civil Asset Forfeiture.

Dr. Amaal Starling


February 9th, 2018 05:45pm

Dr. Amaal Starling joins Ed to detail a new treatment option for migraines.

Glenn Stevens

Executive Director of MICHauto and Vice President of Automotive and Mobility Initiatives

February 9th, 2018 05:31pm

Ed invites Glenn Stevens to discuss what's next for Michigan's automotive and mobility industries.

Mary Morgan

Local Author

February 9th, 2018 05:18pm

Mary Morgan joins Ed to detail her children's mystery books which feature National Parks and geographic landmarks.

Nick Ciaramitaro

Director of Legislation & Public Policy

February 9th, 2018 05:08pm

Ed Rivet welcomes Nick Ciaramitro to discuss the end of prison food's privatization.

Patrick Heller

Communications Director of Liberty Coin

February 8th, 2018 06:11pm

Discusses new Michigan quarter being released by the U.S. Mint.

Tim Kelly

State Representative

February 8th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses budget proposal which includes increasing K-12 funding.

Ken Martin

President of Quality Dairy

February 8th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses future plans for Quality Dairy and how the company has rebounded from last year's fire.

Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council Member

February 8th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses Andy Schor's State of the City Address.

Katie Scott

Board Member of the Michigan Nurses Association

February 7th, 2018 05:54pm

Speaks with Ed about nurse/staff ratios and overtime.

Rep. Fred Durhall

State Representative from Detroit

February 7th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses the governor's budget for the state of Michigan.

Sen. Peter MacGregor

State Senator representing the 28th District

February 7th, 2018 05:37pm

Gives his take on Michigan's state budget.

Dr. Timothy Nash

Senior Vice President of the McNair Center at Northwood University

February 7th, 2018 05:10pm

Discusses economic growth opportunities in Michigan.

Rob Blackshaw

Facilities Director of State Capitol Building

February 6th, 2018 05:46pm

Speaks on the major renovations to the State Capitol Building.

Jim Rhodes

ABATE Motorcycle Education Group

February 6th, 2018 05:32pm

Discusses closing of Harley Davidson plant in the U.S. and the future of cycling and Michigan's helmet laws.

William Wagner

Professor Emeritus of Cooley Law School

February 6th, 2018 05:16pm

Discusses lawsuit filed against Williamston School Board.

Rep. Jim Lower

State Representative of Montcalm County

February 6th, 2018 05:09pm

Discusses proposal to make University boards and State Board of Education appointed rather than elected.

Brian Calley

February 5th, 2018 05:45pm

Ed welcomes Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley to discuss his gubernatorial campaign.

David Harns

February 5th, 2018 05:33pm

David Harns, the spokesperson for the state department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, phones into 1320 WILS to speak on Lansing's medical marihuana legislation.

James Hohman

February 5th, 2018 05:21pm

James M. Hohman, Director of Fiscal Policy at the Mackinac Center, joins Ed to speak about Michigan's dynamic economy.

Jonathan Oosting

February 5th, 2018 04:39pm

Ed Rivet welcomes Jonathan Oosting, political reporter of The Detroit News' Lansing bureau, to discuss developments regarding leadership at Michigan State University.

Michael Unsworth

February 2nd, 2018 05:47pm

Michael Unsworth, Advocacy Committee Chair for the Tri-County Bicycle Association, joins Ed to discuss his association and their events happening in Ingham, Clinton and Eaton Counties.

Chris Gautz

February 2nd, 2018 05:38pm

The West Shoreline Correctional Facility in Muskegon is shutting down; Ed invites the prisons's public information officer, Chris Gautz, to share why and what's next for inmates and employees alike.

Brent Forsberg

February 2nd, 2018 05:37pm

Brent Forsberg, president of TA Forsberg, Inc., joins Ed to discuss upcoming urban development in Lansing.

Lauren Gibbons

February 2nd, 2018 05:07pm

Ed Rivet welcomes Lauren Gibbons, MLive reporter, to recount the incident of a victim's father who rushed Larry Nassar mid-trial early Friday.

State Rep. Shane Hernandez

Chairman of the Transportation Budget Subcommittee

February 1st, 2018 05:46pm

Talks with Ed about funding roads, bridges, and infrastructure.

Craig Mauger

Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network

February 1st, 2018 05:36pm

Continues discussion on campaign finances.

Craig Mauger

Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network

February 1st, 2018 05:32pm

Speaks with Ed on dark money in political campaigns.

Val Brader

Director of Michigan Agency For Energy

February 1st, 2018 05:20pm

Continues discussion with Ed about infrastructure and Line 5.

Val Brader

Director of Michigan Agency For Energy

February 1st, 2018 05:14pm

Speaks with Ed on Michigan's energy policy and electric vehicle charging.

Richard Peffley

General Manager of BWL

January 31st, 2018 05:53pm

Speaks with Ed on present and future projects from BWL.

Charlie Owens

State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business

January 31st, 2018 05:51pm

Discusses new partnership between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and J.P. Morgan and how they are planning to make the health care market more competitive and the effect it will have on smaller companies.

Sen. Rick Jones

Republican Michigan State Senator of Grand Ledge

January 31st, 2018 05:35pm

Discusses John Engler being brought in as interim President at MSU and legislature developments.

Tim Daman

President and CEO of Lansing Regional Chamber

January 31st, 2018 05:01pm

Discusses manufacturing jobs in Lansing and developing skill trade among Lansing students and speaks on the rebirth of ReoTown and developing the Michigan Avenue corridor.

Zach Gorchow

January 30th, 2018 06:12pm

Zach Gorchow, Editor of Gongwer News Service, stops by to discuss the validity of Abdul El-Sayed's voting in Michigan.

Mark Meadows

January 30th, 2018 06:10pm

East Lansing's Mayor, Mark Meadows, joins Ed to discuss tax issues affecting the development of a new City Center.

Sandy Pensler

January 30th, 2018 06:06pm

Sandy Pensler, republican candidate for U.S. Senate, phones into 1320 WILS to speak on his campaign and fundraising.

Emily Lawler

January 30th, 2018 04:48pm

Emily Lawler, Capitol reporter for MLive, joins host Ed Rivet to discuss the MSU Board of Trustees appointment of former Michigan Gov. John Engler to lead the university as its interim president.

Jason Levine

January 29th, 2018 05:50pm

Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety, joins Ed to discuss the recent Ford Explorer recall.

James Clift

January 29th, 2018 05:48pm

James Clift, Policy Director of the Michigan Environmental Council, phones into 1320 WILS to speak on water quality in Michigan.

Ven Johnson

January 29th, 2018 05:23pm

Ven Johnson, attorney at law, joins Ed to speak on the Larry Nassar civil lawsuit process.

Rivet's Reflections

Rachael Denhollander

January 29th, 2018 05:16pm

Host Ed Rivet discusses his vote for Person of the Year, Rachael Denhollander, lead witness of the Larry Nassar trial.

Pete Kuhnmuench

January 26th, 2018 06:00pm

Kuhnmuench, Executive Director of the Insurance Alliance of Michigan, discusses no-fault auto insurance reform.

Hondo Carpenter

January 26th, 2018 05:26pm's Hondo Carpenter joins Ed to discuss the retirement of MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis and its affect on the MSU athletics.

Kelly Rossman-McKinney

January 26th, 2018 05:25pm

Ed Rivet welcomes Kelly Rossman-McKinney, a candidate for State Senate, to discuss her platform and campaign.

Tom Shields

January 26th, 2018 05:03pm

Shields, a Public Relations & Campaign Consultant from Marketing Resources Group, joins Ed to analyze the communication breakdown during the MSU crisis.

Amy Heart

Public Policy Director of SunRun

January 25th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses Trump's recent tariffs on imported solar panels and how it would effect the economy and jobs.

Rep. Tom Cochran and Rep. Adam Zemke

State Representatives representing Mason and Ann Arbor respectively

January 25th, 2018 05:53pm

Ed continues his discussion with Tom Cochran and Adam Zemke on the Lou Anna Simon House Resolution.

Rep. Tom Cochran

Member of the House of Representatives representing Mason

January 25th, 2018 05:35pm

Talks with Ed about human trafficking.

Rep. Kim La Sata

State Representative representing the 79th District

January 25th, 2018 05:13pm

Discusses the outcome of the Larry Nassar case and the aftermath.

Senator John Proos

State Senator and Corrections Budget Chair

January 24th, 2018 05:44pm

Discusses corrections system in Michigan.

Casey Kandow

Interim President/CEO of McLaren Lansing

January 24th, 2018 05:30pm

Dave Hildenbrand

Michigan State Senator Representing the 29th District

January 24th, 2018 05:21pm

Chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee discusses the 2018 budget

Stan Grot

Candidate for Michigan Secretary of State

January 24th, 2018 05:10pm

Speaks with Ed on his plans if elected Secretary of State.

Bryan Crenshaw

January 23rd, 2018 05:51pm

Ingham County Commissioner Bryan Crenshaw phones in to speak with host Ed on the potential of a new jail for Ingham County.

Jonathan Brandt

January 23rd, 2018 05:36pm

Brandt, a parent of Williamston and member of the Williamston For Truth group, phones into 1320 WILS to weigh in on the back-and-forth and controversy regarding a transgender policy put into place within the Williamston Community Schools.

Klint Kesto

January 23rd, 2018 05:21pm

Ed welcomes State Representative Klint Kesto to discuss the ongoing Larry Nassar trial and the new investigation regarding the sexual assault scandal.

Sam Singh

January 23rd, 2018 05:14pm

House Democratic Leader Sam Singh joins host Ed Rivet to preview the Governor's final State of State Address happening later Tuesday night.

Rivet's Reflections on Roe v. Wade

January 22nd, 2018 05:56pm

Host Ed Rivet takes to the mic to reflect on the historic Roe v. Wade court case and its ramifications 45 years later.

Mark Jansen

January 22nd, 2018 05:42pm

Mark Jansen, the director of Michigan's division of Child Care Licensing, joins Ed to discuss the daycare shortage crisis in Michigan.

Judy Emmons

January 22nd, 2018 05:40pm

State Senator Judy Emmons phones into 1320 WILS to speak with Ed on the dangers of the ongoing sex trafficking epidemic.

Ken Sikkema

January 22nd, 2018 05:36pm

Ken Sikkema, a Republican politician from Michigan who served in both houses of the Legislature between 1987 and 2006, joins host Ed Rivet to discuss the Flint Water Task Force.

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