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The Capital City Recap with Ed Rivet

The Capital City Recap

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


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Alexandra Illitch

WLNS Reporter

July 18th, 2018 05:50pm

Discusses her interviews with Interim MSU President John Engler.

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Scott Wriggelsworth

Ingham County Sheriff

July 18th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses the Justice millage and why the county requires a new jail.

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Rick Jones (R)

Michigan State Senator

July 18th, 2018 05:18pm

Discusses the MSU settlement with Nassar victims and concerns about Russia and GOP

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Sarah Gonzales Triplett

Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for Creative Many Michigan

July 18th, 2018 04:56pm

Discusses proposed federal budget amendments that could gut national arts funding

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Brandon Dillon

Chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party

July 17th, 2018 07:15pm

Discusses Trump, Putin, Anuzis and Russia.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

July 17th, 2018 07:13pm

Discusses the fate of the Lansing City Market.

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Katie Fahey

Voters Not Politicians

July 17th, 2018 07:13pm

Discusses the upcoming Supreme Court hearing.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council

July 17th, 2018 07:11pm

Discusses repealing Lansing's dwarf-tossing ordinance.

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Rachel Lewis

President of the Lansing School Board

July 16th, 2018 06:47pm

Discusses the upcoming school year, and the state of the district.

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Capt. Emmet McGowan

Commander of the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division - Michigan State Police

July 16th, 2018 06:45pm

Discusses the Houghton Co. Flood Recovery.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

July 16th, 2018 06:41pm

Discusses Bill Beekman being appointed as the new Athletic Director for MSU.

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Lokesh Kumar

Republican Candidate for the 8th Congressional District

July 16th, 2018 06:39pm

Discusses his campaign.

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Prof. Richard Broughton

Constitutional Law Professor - University of Detroit, Mercy School of Law

July 13th, 2018 07:05pm

Discusses Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

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Rich Studley

CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

July 13th, 2018 07:02pm

Discusses The Re-Districting Proposal.

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Adrian Hemond

Partner and CEO of Grassroots Midwest

July 13th, 2018 07:01pm

Discusses the evaluation of capital area elections.

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Scott Holman

Northern Michigan University Trustee

July 13th, 2018 06:59pm

Talks about the NASA/Northern Michigan University Partnership.

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Mark Brown

Community Activist

July 12th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses the renaming of Deadman's Hill Park in Delhi Township to John Taylor Memorial Park.

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Brent Forsberg

Developer

July 12th, 2018 05:31pm

Speaks on innovations in development in Lansing.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council President

July 12th, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses lawsuit against Spartan Internet and the Lansing Housing Commission

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Andrew Brisbo

Executive Director from the Bureau of Medical Marijuana of Michigan

July 12th, 2018 05:07pm

Discusses the status of licensing and delays of medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Paul DeWeese

Candidate for Michigan House 68th District

July 11th, 2018 05:50pm

Discusses opioid crisis.

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Christopher Graveline

Independent Candidate for Michigan Attorney General

July 11th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses his background, his reason for running and discusses his candidacy.

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Jan Blixt

Artistic Director of Michigan Shakespeare Festival

July 11th, 2018 05:18pm

Discusses relevance of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure to today's world.

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Tony Baltimore

Chairman of The Board of Directors, Lansing Housing Commission

July 11th, 2018 04:57pm

Discussing the city council vote of no confidence.

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Michael Yankowski

Chief of Lansing Police

July 10th, 2018 07:14pm

Discusses Law Enforcement's response to the opioid crisis.

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Paul DeWeese

Former State Representative - Democratic Candidate for 68th House District

July 10th, 2018 07:13pm

Discusses his plans to address the opioid crisis and his conviction in federal court.

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Sarah Anthony

Ingham County Commissioner - Democratic Candidate for 68th House District

July 10th, 2018 07:10pm

Talks about her plans to address the opioid crisis and Paul DeWeese's conviction.

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Linda Vail

Health Officer at Ingham County Health Dept.

July 10th, 2018 07:09pm

Discusses the ongoing opioid crisis in Ingham County.

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Rivet's Reflections

July 9th, 2018 05:56pm

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Todd Cook

Campaign Director for Promote The Vote

July 9th, 2018 05:53pm

Discusses the submission of their ballot proposal on numerous voting rights and practices.

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Casey Kandow

Chief Operating Officer - McLaren Greater Lansing

July 9th, 2018 05:51pm

Discusses repurposing McLaren facilities after a new hospital is built.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council Member

July 9th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses the future of the Lansing City Market.

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Sen. Tonya Shuitmaker

July 6th, 2018 07:12pm

Discusses the Higher Education Budget for 2018-19.

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Paul Rogers

Fire Prevention Specialist - Michigan DNR

July 6th, 2018 07:10pm

Discusses fire safety.

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Andrew Doctoroff

Senior Advisor to Gov. Snyder

July 6th, 2018 07:08pm

Discusses the Gordie Howe Bridge Project.

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Valerie Brader

Partner at Rivenoak Law Group

July 6th, 2018 07:06pm

Discusses the resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

July 5th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses gun rental legislation and conservation officers request to be armed.

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Carin McEvoy

Actress and cast member of The Marvelous Wondrettes at Over The Ledges

July 5th, 2018 05:34pm

Discusses her role in the show and the theater.

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Judy Putnam

Columnist for the Lansing State Journal

July 5th, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses fake news rhetoric and the aftermath of the Annapolis Newspaper shootings.

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Brad Thompson

President and CEO of Detroit Legal News and President of Michigan Press Association

July 5th, 2018 04:48pm

Impact of paper tariffs on the newspaper industry.

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Patricia Mureno

Community Activist

July 3rd, 2018 07:01pm

Discusses the Families Together Rally, and the impact of Anti-Immigration rhetoric locally.

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Lynn Sutfin

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

July 3rd, 2018 06:59pm

Discusses the increase in confirmed cases of rabies in bats and skunks.

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Kathy Hoekstra

Conservative Open Government Advocate

July 3rd, 2018 06:57pm

Discusses the Progress Michigan lawsuit.

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Sam Inglot

Deputy Communications Director - Progress Michigan

July 3rd, 2018 06:55pm

Discusses the liberal groups Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against Attorney General Bill Schuette.

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Mark Harvey

State Archivist for the State of Michigan

July 2nd, 2018 05:57pm

Discusses Michigan inventor William Austin Burt.

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Dr. Susan Goold

Professor of Internal Medicine - University of Michigan

July 2nd, 2018 05:55pm

Discusses a study on the Medicaid Expansion Program.

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David Honigman

Attorney from Mantese Honigman

July 2nd, 2018 05:53pm

Discusses the lawsuit against the State of Michigan regarding children's mental health services.

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Mary Gager Drew

Disability Rights Activist

July 2nd, 2018 05:50pm

Talks about Eaton County's decision to end developmentally disabled transition services.

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Jeff Wiggins

June 29th, 2018 07:14pm

Talks about the Maryland shooting.

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Bill Ballenger

Founder & Operator of the Ballenger Report

June 29th, 2018 07:12pm

Talks about the Michigan Governor's Race.

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Mike Reitz

Executive Vice President - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

June 29th, 2018 07:09pm

Talks about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janice vs. AFSCME.

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Kathy Hoekstra

Development Communications Officer - Pacific Legal Foundation

June 29th, 2018 07:07pm

Discusses Justice Kennedy's retirement.

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Shanna Draheim

Director of Policy Development - Michigan Municipal League

June 28th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses "Smart Cities" technology.

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John Saczubelek

Chairperson of the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument Fund Commission

June 28th, 2018 05:31pm

Talks about a new memorial monument being constructed, dedicated to the memory of Michigan police officers killed in action.

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Wayne Lynn

Director, Electric Transmission & Distribution at Lansing Board of Water & Light

June 28th, 2018 05:18pm

Discusses his mentoring program called the Turning Point.

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Shamber Flore and Stephanie Barclay

Former foster child that came through the adoption agency St. Vincent and Lawyer who works with the Becket Fund out of D.C. respectively.

June 28th, 2018 04:52pm

Discusses why the ACLU would sue faith based adoption agency St. Vincent.

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Jody Washington

First Ward City Councilwoman

June 27th, 2018 05:46pm

Discussing her recent visit to Hildebrandt Appartments and the Lansing Housing Commission.

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Rachelle White

Vice President of Southwest Action Group

June 27th, 2018 05:31pm

Discusses community response to improve the Pleasant Grove and Holmes Rd. intersection.

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David Hecker

President American Federation of Teachers MI

June 27th, 2018 05:16pm

Discussing the impact and implications of the Janus ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court and discusses Justice Kennedy's resignation from the Supreme Court.

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Brian McGrain

Director of Planning and Economic Planning Lansing

June 27th, 2018 04:56pm

Discussing the city's specific response and timeline in addressing the Lansing Housing Commission issues.

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Chris Swope

Clerk of the City of Lansing

June 26th, 2018 07:28pm

Discusses the upcoming August 7th primaries.

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Carol Wood

President of the Lansing City Council

June 26th, 2018 07:26pm

Discusses a lawsuit, as well as the Lansing Housing Commission.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

June 26th, 2018 07:24pm

Discusses a lawsuit against Spartan Internet, and the Lansing Housing Commission.

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Christopher Strekowski

Project Manager for the Red Cedar Project

June 26th, 2018 07:22pm

Talks about the project.

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Andrew Birkle & Natalie Dymkowski

Journalism Students at MSU

June 25th, 2018 06:05pm

Join Ed to talk about their research project and news stories covering Michigan legislators' campaign fundraising.

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Sen. Rick Jones

June 25th, 2018 06:04pm

Talks about his legislative record.

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Jerry Taylor

Founder of the Niskanen Center

June 25th, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses politics of climate change.

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Amy Drumm

VP of Government Affairs - MI Retailers

June 25th, 2018 06:01pm

Discusses recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Internet Sales Taxes.

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Sridhar Pappu

Author of "The Year of the Pitcher"

June 22nd, 2018 06:20pm

Discusses the 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Tigers historic World Series win.

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Nancy Denny

Candidate for 23rd Senate District

June 22nd, 2018 06:15pm

Discusses her campaign.

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Tim Daman

Member of Launch Michigan

June 22nd, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses the organizations efforts to improve education in Michigan.

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Brian Mosallam

MSU Trustee

June 22nd, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses his motion to dismiss MSU Interim President John Engler.

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Christen Pollo

Students for Life of Michigan

June 21st, 2018 05:46pm

Discusses her organization, Students For Life, a Pro-Life organization, and how they're helping pregnant students.

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John Moolenar

Congressman

June 21st, 2018 05:43pm

Discusses immigration issue and Trump's executive order.

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Shamber Flore and Stephanie Barclay

Former foster child that came through the adoption agency St. Vincent and Lawyer who works with the Becket Fund out of D.C. respectively.

June 21st, 2018 05:24pm

Discusses why the ACLU would sue faith based adoption agency St. Vincent.

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Lee Chatfield

State Representative

June 21st, 2018 04:58pm

Discusses Great Lakes waterways protection bill and the state budget.

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Wayne Lynn

Director, Electric Transmission & Distribution at Lansing Board of Water & Light

June 20th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses his mentoring program called the Turning Point.

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David Kallman

Great Lakes Justice Center

June 20th, 2018 05:32pm

Discusses proposed changes to the social studies standards for schools.

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Michael Reitz

Executive Vice President of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy

June 20th, 2018 05:21pm

Speaks on Right To Work.

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Scott Greenlee

Director of Healthy and Productive Michigan

June 20th, 2018 04:52pm

Discusses why he is against the ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana.

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John Saczubelek

Chairperson of the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument Fund Commission

June 19th, 2018 06:46pm

Talks about a new memorial monument being constructed, dedicated to the memory of Michigan police officers killed in action.

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John Dulmes

Executive Director of the Michigan Chemistry Council

June 19th, 2018 06:41pm

Discusses the issues surrounding the potential leak hazards of Mackinac's Line 5 pipeline.

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Ingrid Jacques

Deputy Editorial Page Editor at The Detroit News

June 19th, 2018 06:38pm

Discusses the de-nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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Tom Leonard

Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives

June 19th, 2018 06:35pm

Discusses the passing of the new State Budget.

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Michael Wayland

The Beat Reporter - Automotive News

June 18th, 2018 06:21pm

Discusses the personnel in the automotive industry, including the election of the new President of the UAW.

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Diontrae Hayes

Lansing Township Supervisor

June 18th, 2018 06:18pm

Talks about the redevelopment of the Waverly Golf Course.

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Steve Japinga

Director of the Greater Lansing Regional Chamber

June 18th, 2018 06:12pm

Talks about the extension of Coleman Rd in Lansing.

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Inspector Chris Bush

Commander of the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division - Michigan State Police

June 18th, 2018 06:08pm

Talks about the damages of the flash flooding that took place in the U.P. over the past weekend.

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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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