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The Capital City Recap with Ed Rivet

The Capital City Recap with Ed Rivet

The Capital City Recap airs M-F from 6p-7p

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Paul Starr

Festival Organizer

June 15th, 2018 06:09pm

Talks about the Lansing Beer Fest in Reotown.

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Shanna Draheim

Director of Policy Development - Michigan Municipal League

June 15th, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses "Smart Cities" technology.

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Dr. Amber Northern

Vice President of Researcher Fordham Institute

June 15th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses a study about the unique self-discipline found at Catholic Schools.

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Dr. Edward Tiommons

Professor of Economics - St. Francis University

June 15th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses the impact of requiring more licensing, most recently naturopathic physicians.

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Gary Naeyaert

Team Naeyaert EXIT Realty Home Partners

June 14th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses the Federal Reserve raising interest rates and the impact it would have on our state.

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Genevieve Marnon

Legislature Director for Right To Life of Michigan

June 14th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses budget bills and right to life issues.

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Mark Perry

Professor of Finance at University of Michigan of Flint

June 14th, 2018 05:21pm

Discusses University of Michigan's 85 Million diversity program.

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Mark Edwards

Virginia Tech University Professor

June 14th, 2018 05:02pm

Explains why he is suing Wayne State University over withholding information about the Flint Water Crisis.

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Mark Hornbeck

AARP of Michigan

June 13th, 2018 05:44pm

Explains how Michigan's population is aging faster the the rest of the US.

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Victoria Pebbles

Program Director with the Great Lakes Commission

June 13th, 2018 05:31pm

Speaks on Lake Erie algal blooms and the negative impact it has on the lake.

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Mahdu Anderson

House Candidate for 93rd District

June 13th, 2018 05:18pm

Discusses her campaign and issues she plans to tackle if elected to the House.

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Arlan Meekhof

State Senate Majority Leader

June 13th, 2018 05:06pm

Discusses repealing the prevailing wage, the state budget, and other issues.

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Sara Bijani

President of the MSU Graduate Employee Union

June 12th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses housing needs with MSU looking to close Spartan Vilage.

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Dan Austin

Historian & Founder of

June 12th, 2018 05:57pm

Talks about restoring Michigan Central Station in Detroit.

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Mike Alaimo

Executive Director of Clean Fuels Michigan

June 12th, 2018 05:52pm

Discusses GM's announcement to add 20 new zero-emission models by 2023.

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Rivet's Reflections

June 12th, 2018 05:51pm

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Carolyn Cassin

President & CEO of Michigan Women Forward

June 11th, 2018 06:23pm

Talks about the organizations' transformation and current priorities.

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Bill Schaub

Personal Trainer from "The Trainer's Studio"

June 11th, 2018 06:22pm

Talks about personal training as part of fitness and rehabilitation.

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John Gallagher

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

June 11th, 2018 06:20pm

Discusses Ford purchasing Michigan Central Station in Detroit.

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Andrew Schepers

Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society - C.A.N.

June 11th, 2018 06:16pm

Discusses the Medicaid Work Requirement Bill, which health groups want Gov. Snyder to veto.

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Rep. Tim Kelly

June 8th, 2018 05:56pm

Talks about his legislation regarding ticket reselling, also called scalping.

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Kate Moore

Spokesperson for the Michigan Golf Course Association

June 8th, 2018 05:54pm

Discusses Michigan's golf industry and impact on our economy.

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Rui Kenaya

Reporter for The Center for Public Integrity

June 8th, 2018 05:51pm

Talks about major league sports teams lobbying states for a share of sports betting revenue.

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Charlie Owens

State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business

June 8th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses the impact of ballot proposals on Michigan businesses.

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Barbara Kahn

Author of "The Shopping Revolution"

June 7th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses how our shopping patterns are changing and how it effects brick and mortar retailers.

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Jeff Yaroch

State Representative

June 7th, 2018 05:32pm

Discusses corrections budget plan which includes closing a prison and plans for Vocational Village.

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Graham Filler

State Representative Candidate from the 93rd District

June 7th, 2018 05:19pm

Speaks on his campaign for State Representative and what his plans are for Michigan.

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Tim Daman

CEO of Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

June 7th, 2018 05:09pm

Discusses justice center mileage statement.

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Mark Perry

Scholar at AEI and a Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Michigan's Flint campus

June 6th, 2018 05:49pm

Analyzes Imports and Exports

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Bryan Caplan

Author of "The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money"

June 6th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses his book and why he we should be spending less on the education system.

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Rick Baker

CEO of Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

June 6th, 2018 05:20pm

Discusses endorsement of Bill Schuette for Governor.

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Jeff Wiggins

State Director at Associated Builders & Contractors Inc

June 6th, 2018 05:09pm

Discusses Prevaling Wage Vote

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Lisa McGraw

Public Affairs Manager of the Michigan Press Association

June 5th, 2018 06:10pm

Discusses the future of print media.

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Chris Moscovitis

Cyber Security Expert

June 5th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses how businesses must plan and manage cyber-security risk.

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Mike Johnston

Vice President of Government Affairs for the Michigan Manufacturers Association

June 5th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses the ballot proposal on mandatory paid sick leave.

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Prof. William Wagner

President of Great Lakes Law Center

June 5th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the supreme court ruling in the cake baker religious liberty case.

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Jason Hayes

Director of Environmental Policy at The Mackinac Center

June 4th, 2018 06:27pm

Discusses the U.S. becoming the world's largest oil producers.

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Dr. M. Zuhdi Jassar

President Emeritus, American Islamic Forum for Democracy

June 4th, 2018 06:23pm

Discusses the criticism of Fred Fleitz' appointment to National Security Council Chief of Staff.

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Kate Anderson

Legal Counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom

June 4th, 2018 06:20pm

Discusses the supreme court ruling of the same-sex marriage cake baker controversy.

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Leon Clark

Candidate for 67th State House District

June 4th, 2018 06:18pm

Discusses his campaign.

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David Hamilton

Senior Policy Director for Nature Conservancy

June 1st, 2018 06:01pm

Talks about his 125,000 award from Gov. Snyder for keeping asian carp out of Lake Michigan.

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Jared Walczak

Senior Policy Analyst for the Tax Foundation

June 1st, 2018 05:56pm

Discusses Michigan's tax policy and national ratings.

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Lauren Leeds

Spokesperson, Center for Educational Performance and Information

June 1st, 2018 05:54pm

Talks about trends for college graduation success.

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Will Randle

COO of True North Development

June 1st, 2018 05:53pm

Discusses Okemos development project with Douglas J.

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Ryan Meilstrup

National Coordinatior of Convention of States

May 31st, 2018 05:47pm

Speaks on the objective of the Convention of States.

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Camron Gnass

Founder of Traction, a Branding and Design Studio

May 31st, 2018 05:30pm

Discusses downtown loft apartments.

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Tom Constand

President and CEO of The Brain Injury Association of Michigan

May 31st, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses protecting Auto No-fault insurance.

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Dr. Gary Wolfram

William E. Simon Professor in Economics and Public Policy, Director of the Economics Program, and Professor of Political Economy at Hillsdale College

May 31st, 2018 05:06pm

Discusses Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and how would it effect manufacturing jobs in Michigan.

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Paul Starr

Festival Organizer for the Inaugural Williamston Internation Festival of Lager

May 30th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses upcoming Williamston International Festival of Lager.

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Jim Tedder

State Representative

May 30th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses Fantasy Sports competition legislation and the difference between sports betting and fantasy sports.

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Bill Ballenger

Founder of The Ballenger Report

May 30th, 2018 05:19pm

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Margaret O'Brien

Michigan State Senator

May 30th, 2018 05:01pm

Discusses sexual assault legislation and school safety legislation

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Dafna Tachover (Part 2)

May 29th, 2018 06:05pm

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Dafna Tachover

Managing Director of "We Are The Evidence"

May 29th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses legislation allowing wireless transmission in neighborhoods and potential health effects.

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Carol Jacobsen

Director of the Women's Justice and Clemency Project

May 29th, 2018 06:00pm

Talks about petitions before Gov. Snyder to women who are victims of domestic violence.

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Rep. Gary Howell

May 29th, 2018 05:58pm

Discusses legislation on a state land management plan.

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William Francavilla

Author of "The Madoffs Among Us"

May 25th, 2018 06:16pm

Talks about how to protect yourself against identity theft.

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Brad Smith

Advertising and Marketing Specialist

May 25th, 2018 06:13pm

Discusses "micro-targeting" and other social media advertising techniques.

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Justin Winslow

President & CEO of the Michigan Restaurant Association

May 25th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses a ballot proposal regarding a minimum wage increase for restaurant workers.

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Gary Melow

Director of Michigan Biomass

May 24th, 2018 05:44pm

Discusses reusing wood byproducts and other waste for energy and fuel sources.

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Carol Issacs

Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) Director

May 24th, 2018 05:31pm

Speaks on PFAS Contamination in the water and what MPART is doing to get rid of industrial chemicals in our drinking water.

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Fred Woodhams

Secretary of State Representative

May 24th, 2018 05:20pm

Discusses the update to the Secretary of State online system and other issues at the secretary of state such as employee turnover and longer lines.

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Kim LaSata

State Representative

May 24th, 2018 05:04pm

Discusses the passing of a twenty-seven bill package through the House addressing mandatory reporting of sexual abuse in lieu of the Larry Nassar case.

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Mike Bishop


May 23rd, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses bill that may help combat opioid epidemic and the National Defense Authorization Act for 2019.

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Dan Jarvis

Director of Research and Public Policy at Michigan Family Forum

May 23rd, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses internet gambling.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council

May 23rd, 2018 05:26pm

Discusses budget and speaks on red cedar development.

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William Wagner

President of the Great Lakes Justice Center

May 23rd, 2018 05:24pm

Discusses Civil Rights Commission decision.

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Meegan Winters

Executive Director of Able Eyes

May 22nd, 2018 05:46pm

Discusses virtual tours for children with autism.

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John Vucetich

Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Michigan Tech University

May 22nd, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses reintroducing wolves to Isle Royale.

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Oriana Powell and Shaniqua Kemp

Michigan United and Care Workers In Action respectively

May 22nd, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses issues happening in communities in Michigan and the type of work their organizations do in these communities.

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Chris Waters

Associate Professor for the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University.

May 22nd, 2018 05:08pm

Discusses his treatment for lung infections.

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Chris Hackbarth

Director of Federal & State Affairs, Michigan Municipal League

May 21st, 2018 05:45pm

Talks about the Michigan Department of Treasury legacy costs review.

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LuAnne Kozma

Campaign Director for the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan

May 21st, 2018 05:33pm

Discusses their petition drive to pass an anti-fracking law.

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Rep. Sam Singh

May 21st, 2018 05:30pm

Talks about democratic plan for community college education.

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John James

GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate

May 21st, 2018 05:12pm

Gives an update on his campaign.

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Rivet's Reflections

May 18th, 2018 06:21pm

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Dr. Tim Schmig

Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Christian Schools

May 18th, 2018 06:10pm

Talks about past and current challenges of ensuring a good faith-based education and environment for students.

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Josh Hovey

Spokesman for Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol

May 18th, 2018 06:06pm

Discusses a ballot proposal regarding recreational marijuana.

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John Freeman

Campaign Manager for Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan

May 18th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses a ballot proposal regarding clean energy.

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Jill Gonzalez

Policy Analyst at WalletHub

May 17th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses how Michigan is handling the national opioid epidemic and how the crisis is effecting the state's economy.

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Glenn Stevens

Executive Director, MICHauto and Vice President, Automotive & Mobility Initiatives

May 17th, 2018 05:34pm

Discusses mobility incentives and the future of transportation.

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Tony Stamas

Small Business Association of Michigan

May 17th, 2018 05:23pm

Speaks on our Health Care system, how it's funded and its impact on small business and explains the HICA act.

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Hondo Carpenter

May 17th, 2018 05:12pm

Discusses MSU settlement with victims of Larry Nassar.

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Laurie Baumer and Nick Heriford

Executive Vice President of the Capital Region Community Foundation and President of the Rotary Club of Lansing, respectively

May 16th, 2018 05:45pm

Speaks on plans for riverfront park projects near the Lansing Center

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John Patterson

Administrator Director at McLaren

May 16th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses McLaren's first K9 security officer and discusses the dog's responsibility at McLaren.

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I. Matthew Miller

Property Management Assoc of MI

May 16th, 2018 05:19pm

Speaks on emotional support pet issue.

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Tom Waun

Managing partner in the Flint, Michigan office of Johnson Law, PLC.

May 16th, 2018 04:56pm

Discusses settlement made between Michigan State University and the victims of Larry Nassar and the possibility of more defendants paying out settlements.

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Katie Scott

Board Member of the Michigan Nurses Association

May 15th, 2018 06:05pm

Talks about nursing staff issues and key legislation.

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Mark Hancock

CEO of Trail Life USA

May 15th, 2018 06:04pm

Introduces this group and discusses recent boy scout policy.

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Jennifer Hunt

Director of Public Policy, Alzheimer's Association of Michigan

May 15th, 2018 06:02pm

Talks about key legislation and support for families.

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Nicole Neilly

President of Speech First

May 15th, 2018 06:00pm

Discusses lawsuit filed against the University of Michigan on student speech.

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John LaMacchia

Assistant Director of State & Federal Affairs, Michigan Municipal League

May 14th, 2018 06:05pm

Talks about getting water safety standards right.

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Amy Hawkins

Public Relations Specialist

May 14th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses National Police Week.

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Zach Gorchow

Editor at Gongwer News

May 14th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the accusations against candidate Bill Schuette.

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Dr. Abdul El Sayed

Democratic Candidate for Governor

May 14th, 2018 06:01pm

Talks about his campaign.

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Jim Owens

Professor of Psychology, Sienna Heights University

May 11th, 2018 06:06pm

Talks about Neuroplasticity and addiction.

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Dr. Patricia Nakfoor

Emergency Room Physician

May 11th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses her father's founding of emergency medicine in Lansing.

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Rep. Holly Hughes

May 11th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses legislation to require convicted criminals to listen to victim impact statements.

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Rep. Lana Theis

May 11th, 2018 05:59pm

Talks about her new law keeping student sex perpetrators from returning to the same school.

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Chris Smith

Professor of Law at Michigan State University's School of Criminal Justice and Congressional candidate for Michigan's 8th District

May 10th, 2018 05:46pm

Talks about his background and discusses his agenda if elected for Congress.

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