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Amanda Thomashow

A sister survivor and survivor of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.

April 26th, 2018 05:59pm

Discusses moving forward after the Larry Nassar case.

Brandy Johnson

Michigan College Access Network

April 26th, 2018 05:49pm

Discusses work-force development for Michigan students and ways to get more people enrolled into colleges and universities.

Michelle Krebs

Executive Analyst for AutoTrader

April 26th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses new developments at Ford.

Brad Dyrness

Pastor of the South Nazerene Church in Lansing

April 25th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses upcoming community service project called "Love My City"

Marianne Essing

A Cancer Patient Advocate with the Michigan Chapter American Cancer Society

April 25th, 2018 05:32pm

Discusses insurance payments of drug cancer treatments.

Thomas Barrett

President of Michigan Harness Horsemen's Association

April 25th, 2018 05:21pm

Discusses horse racing in Michigan.

Scott Greenlee

President of Healthy and Productive Michigan

April 25th, 2018 05:08pm

Discusses his opposition to legalized recreational marijuana.

Bill Hobson

Michigan Golf Live

April 24th, 2018 06:17pm

Discusses the prospect of a PGA Tour event coming back to Michigan.

Gail Alpert

President of F.I.R.S.T. in Michigan

April 24th, 2018 06:15pm

Talks about the World Championship High School Robotics Competition in Detroit.

Rep. Jim Lilly

April 24th, 2018 06:13pm

Talks about his legislation to revise Michigan election recount law.

Deborah Gordon


April 24th, 2018 06:11pm

Discusses work place sexual harassment, including in the Michigan Department of Corrections.

Todd Rammler

President of Michigan CFO Associates

April 23rd, 2018 06:06pm

Talks about increasing embezzlement and how to protect against it.

Stu Sandler

Political Consultant

April 23rd, 2018 06:03pm

Talks about the Elise Slotkin District 8 Campaign for Congress.

Josh Hovey

Spokesman for Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol

April 23rd, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses their signature drive being approved and bringing question to the legislature.

Jeff Wiggins

Spokesman for Protecting Michigan Taxpayers

April 23rd, 2018 05:56pm

Discusses their signature drive being approved and bringing question to the legislature.

Harry Harrison


April 20th, 2018 06:14pm

Discusses teen sexting.

Jarrett Skorup

Director of Marketing & Communications at the Mackinac Center

April 20th, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses a ruling regarding alcohol sales in Michigan.

Rep. Yousef Rahbi

April 20th, 2018 06:11pm

Discusses a press release regarding energy issues.

Joe DiSano

Political strategist with Main Street Strategies and DiSano Strategies

April 19th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses Gubernatorial candidate Al-Sayed's ballot eligibility

Todd Tennis

Ingham County Commissioner

April 19th, 2018 05:38pm

Discusses jail millage and septic systems legislation for mandatory septic inspection.

Rick Jones

Michigan State Senator

April 19th, 2018 05:34pm

Speaks on gun range safety.

Mark Butler

Director of Communications for the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

April 19th, 2018 05:21pm

Discusses Gordie Howie International Bridge.

Ed Rivet

April 18th, 2018 05:50pm

Ed Rivet reflects on the life of Former First Lady, Barbara Bush.

Peter Ruark

Senior Policy Analyst for the Michigan League for Public Policy

April 18th, 2018 05:36pm

Speaks on how cash assistance cases in Michigan have hit an all time low.

Aaron Miller

State Representative

April 18th, 2018 05:20pm

Speaks on election reforms that were passed by the Senate.

Amy Drumm

Vice Presidents of Government Affairs of MI Retailers Association

April 18th, 2018 05:07pm

Discusses the case brought before the Supreme Court about online sales tax.

Bill Ballenger

Ballenger Report

April 17th, 2018 05:47pm

Discusses congressional campaigns and finance.

Tom Lambert

President & Legislative Director of Michigan Open Carry

April 17th, 2018 05:33pm

Discusses the M.O.C. lawsuit against Michigan State Police regarding freedom of information.

Rep. Jason Wentworth

April 17th, 2018 05:17pm

Discusses school safety initiatives at the State Capitol.

Pete Lund

State Director for Americans For Prosperity

April 17th, 2018 05:10pm

Talks about the AFP Tax Day event at the State Capitol and their key policy priorities.

Rep. Tom Barrett

April 16th, 2018 06:18pm

Discusses latest happenings at the State Capitol.

Carolyn Stramecki

Director - Honoring Health Care Choices

April 16th, 2018 06:17pm

Discusses National Health Care Decisions Day.

Dr. Dedrick Martin

Director of the Office of District Partnerships

April 16th, 2018 06:14pm

Discusses Michigan Department of Education system for addressing low performing schools.

Emily Lawler

MLive Reporter

April 16th, 2018 06:12pm

Update on Michigan Democrats weekend endorsement convention.

Katie Whittaker & Shamus Smith

Members of the League of Enchantment

April 13th, 2018 05:45pm

Discuss their organization that portrays superheroes for sick children and at other charity events.

Rep. Tom Albert

April 13th, 2018 05:31pm

Talks about his bill to address Chronic Wasting Disease in Michigan deer and review of unfunded liability law he sponsored.

William Wagner

Professor Emeritus of Cooley Law School

April 13th, 2018 05:23pm

Discusses status of the U.S. Constitution under current court and congressional action.

Dennis Denno

Principle of Denno Research

April 13th, 2018 05:08pm

Talks latest political polling and Democrat party gathering in Detroit over the weekend.

Lisa O'Connor and Jan Jenkins

President and PR Director of Publicom, respectively

April 12th, 2018 05:45pm

Speaks on which Publicom ad campaigns have won top national awards.

Dan Korobkin

Deputy Legal Director for the ACLU of Michigan

April 12th, 2018 05:34pm

Speaks on juvenile lifers gaining a second chance.

Roger Victory

State Representative

April 12th, 2018 05:21pm

Discusses the cost of processing dairy products, speaks how there's a need to improve infrastructure to transport dairy products and other farm issues.

Larry Wagenknecht

Michigan Pharmacists Association CEO

April 12th, 2018 05:11pm

Speaks on Legal clause preventing pharmacists from alerting customers of the best prices for medicine.

Kathy Gray

Writer for the Detroit Free Press

April 11th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses battle for Michigan Attorney General between Democratic candidates Pat Miles and Dana Nessel.

Steve Dulan

Attorney for the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Ownership

April 11th, 2018 05:34pm

Gives his take on open carry in schools.

Daniel Baum

Co-Chairman of Holocaust Commemoration Committee

April 11th, 2018 05:23pm

Discusses Holocaust Memorial Event

Christine Stead

President of Ann-Arbor Board of Education

April 11th, 2018 05:00pm

Discusses MI Supreme Court Case for open carry weapons.

Jordan Hess

Coalitions Director for the Heritage Foundation

April 10th, 2018 06:15pm

Discusses conservative policy priorities in Washington D.C.

David Chislea

Manager of Gas Operations Section, MPSC

April 10th, 2018 06:13pm

Talks about Public Service Commission Safe Dig Awareness Month.

Judge Michael Warren

Author and Co-Founder of "Patriot Week"

April 10th, 2018 06:11pm

Discusses the nature of patriotism in America today.

Andrew Birkle & Natalie Dymkowski

Journalism Students at MSU

April 10th, 2018 06:07pm

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

Lars Carlson

Executive Director - Youth Haven

April 9th, 2018 05:55pm

Guest host James Muffett welcomes Youth Haven's CEO Lars Carlson to discuss his program focusing on assisting at-risk youth.

Chris Lambert

CEO & Founder - Life Remodeled

April 9th, 2018 05:44pm

Discusses his program focusing on urban renewal in Detroit with guest host James Muffett.

Mike Shirkey

State Senator

April 9th, 2018 05:42pm

Guest host James Muffett welcomes Sen. Shirkey to discuss a new bill regarding Medicaid.

Jonathan Williams


April 9th, 2018 05:40pm

Guest host James Muffett discusses Michigan's economic standing and outlook with economist Jonathan Williams.

Rebecca Kiessling

Oakland County Attorney

April 6th, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses cases of rapists seeking custody of their victim's child.

Larry Pratt

Executive Director - Emeritus of Gun Owners of America

April 6th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the current gun rights debate.

Tyler Parsons

General Manager of Lansing Lugnuts

April 6th, 2018 06:00pm

Talks about opening day and the 2018 season.

Rep. Kim La Sata

State Representative

April 5th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the House Special Investigation Committee's report on MSU and Larry Nassar.

Larry Ward

Executive Director of Michigan Conservative Energy Forum (MCEF)

April 5th, 2018 05:47pm

Discusses what roles does the MCEF play when it comes to energy.

Rep. Peter Lucido

State Representative

April 5th, 2018 05:24pm

Speaks on the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association increasing the fee for auto no-fault catastrophic fund.

Liz Kirkwood

Executive Director of For Love Of Water (FLOW)

April 5th, 2018 05:11pm

Discusses the approval for Nestle to increase the amount of water extracted from Michigan and the negative repercussions of approving that increase.

Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter for Crain's Detroit Business

April 4th, 2018 05:52pm

Discusses the big business of shared classes.

Harry Harrison

Parenting Expert

April 4th, 2018 05:48pm

Discusses Free Range Parenting law in Utah that would allow children to be outside without adult supervision

Jason Hayes

Director of Environmental Policy at The Mackinac Center

April 4th, 2018 05:40pm

Explains how the US is on pace to produce more oil in 2018.

Kelli Ellsworth-Etchison

Commissioner on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

April 4th, 2018 05:33pm

Discusses the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and speaks on the local resident, Mary Ellen Norwood Ford, that was present when he was assassinated 50 years ago.

Bob Filka

CEO - Home Builders Association of Michigan

April 3rd, 2018 06:10pm

Discusses housing stock shortage despite 10% increase in housing starts.

Craig Mauger

Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network

April 3rd, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses TV ad spending and Pac contributions.

Matt Kapp

Government Relations Specialist, Michigan Farm Bureau

April 3rd, 2018 06:06pm

Discusses attorney general opinion on local ordinances and the right to farm.

John Perrachio

Co-Chairman of the Council on Future Mobility

April 3rd, 2018 06:03pm

Discusses legal & cyber security issues with autonomous vehicles.

Rachel DenHollander

Larry Nassar Victim

April 2nd, 2018 06:20pm

Reviews the current situation at MSU.

Sen. Coleman Young

State Senator

April 2nd, 2018 06:18pm

Discusses potential financial fraud in the Flint water case.

Adrian Hemond

Partner and CEO of Grassroots Midwest

April 2nd, 2018 06:16pm

Discusses democratic primary races.

James Muffett

Founder & President of Student Statesmanship Institute

March 30th, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses his camp program aiming to mold young minds into future leaders.

David Hamilton

Senior Policy Director for Nature Conservancy

March 30th, 2018 05:29pm

Discusses the potential risk of an Asian carp infestation for Lake Michigan.

John Bursch


March 30th, 2018 05:17pm

Discusses a case regarding MCNA, a national provider of dental benefits.

Jennifer Lord


March 30th, 2018 05:01pm

Discusses a fraud case regarding the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency.

Joel Dorfman

March 29th, 2018 06:14pm

Discusses immunizations and vaccinations.

Brad Smith

Advertising and Marketing Specialist

March 29th, 2018 06:10pm

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

Maurice Bonamigo

Political Consultant

March 29th, 2018 06:07pm

Discusses issues regarding big data and social media security.

Bob LaBrant


March 29th, 2018 06:05pm

Discusses problems with gerrymandering in Michigan.

Leon Drolet

Macomb County Commissioner

March 28th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses removal of Macomb County clerk

Brent Taylor

General Manager of Maven

March 28th, 2018 06:02pm

Speaks on General Motor's Maven car-sharing service.

Vickie Thompson-Sandy

President of Michigan Federation For Children and Families

March 28th, 2018 05:23pm

Discusses why Michigan has experienced a sharp drop in refugees.

Tom Shields

Marketing Resource Group

March 28th, 2018 05:09pm

Discusses Marketing Resource Group latest poll data on Gov. Snyder and the Gubernatorial candidates and the number one issue for Michiganders heading into the election.

Bill Hobson

Executive Producer and Host of "Michigan Golf Live"

March 27th, 2018 06:13pm

Talks with Ed about the annual Masters golf event, among other golf-related subjects.

Margaret O'Brien

State Senator

March 27th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses sexual assault legislation.

Lauren Gibbons

Reporter for MLive

March 27th, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the sexual assault charges against former Dean of MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, William Strampel.

Scott Massi

Outreach and Referral Specialist at the Brighton Center for Recovery

March 26th, 2018 06:15pm

Discusses substance abuse of nitrous oxide.

John Lindstrom

Publisher at Gongwer News

March 26th, 2018 06:12pm

Discusses midterm campaigns and elections.

Lionel Robert

Professor at the University of Michigan

March 26th, 2018 06:10pm

Discusses autonomous vehicle safety.

Fred Woodhams

Spokesperson for the Secretary of State

March 26th, 2018 06:08pm

Discusses election audits.

Mark Perry

Professor of Economics - University of Michigan-Flint

March 23rd, 2018 06:04pm

Discusses Michigan's import/export economics.

Rich Studley

CEO - Michigan Chamber of Commerce

March 23rd, 2018 06:02pm

Discusses the Chamber of Commerce's political endorsements.

Rivet's Reflections

March 23rd, 2018 05:54pm

Ed looks back on some of the topics he covered this week including Michigan State's administration and pending legislation.

Josh Burgett

Director - Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority

March 23rd, 2018 05:50pm

Discusses the redevelopment of the state's fairgrounds.

Morgan Wright

Cyber Security Specialist

March 22nd, 2018 05:45pm

Discusses data breaches and system security.

Sen. Mike Kowall

Senate Majority Floor Leader

March 22nd, 2018 05:32pm

Discusses autonomous vehicles and school safety.

Jared Walczak

Senior Policy Analyst for the Tax Foundation

March 22nd, 2018 05:19pm

Discusses Michigan tax in policy national rankings.

Stu Sandler

Grand River Strategies

March 22nd, 2018 05:07pm

Discusses Tom Steyer and political activity in Michigan.

Liesl Clark

President of Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council

March 21st, 2018 05:47pm

Speaks on job growth and energy innovation in Michigan.

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