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The Capital City Recap

The Capital City Recap

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

Kathy Hoekstra

Discusses the accusations made about Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Sarah Anthony

State Representative

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses her first weeks as a new state representative and discusses some of the bills she's tackling during lame duck.

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James Hohman

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on minimum wage and paid sick leave legislation.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses legislation and major news stories happening around the state.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses new legislation raising the legal age for marriage.

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John Bursch

Former Michigan Solicitor General

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the lame duck session and discusses new legislature.

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Bryan Crenshaw

Ingham County Commissioner

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the possibility of attorney Russell Church becoming the new Public Defender and speaks on a consolidated court system.

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Brian Mosallam

MSU Trustee

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses John Engler's termination of the Healing Assistance Fund for the survivors of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar.

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David Claerbaut

Author of "Duffy Daugherty: A Man Ahead of His Time"

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the life of the late Michigan State football head coach, Hugh Duffy Daugherty.

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Randy Freeman

President of UAW Local 652

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses GM and what's the future for the car manufacturer in lieu of facilities closing.

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Marc Smith

Policy Director for the National Wildlife Federation

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on worries about asian karp entering the Great Lakes and what could be done to deter them from getting to the Great Lakes.

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Jody Washington

Vice President of the Lansing City Council

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses what's going on around Lansing and she gives a review of what the council did this year.

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Kara Hope

State Representative Elect

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses what her plans are as a newly elected state representative.

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Tom McMillin

Member of the Michigan State Board of Education

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his current endeavors with the Board of Education.

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Norm Shinkle

Attorney - Williamston

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the promotion of republican candidates in Ingham County.

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Andi Crawford

Director of the Office of Neighborhoods & Citizen Engagement

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about her efforts to improve the community.

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Brian Calley

Lt. Governor

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Reflects on his involvement in George H.W. Bush's re-election campaign, and also talks about the removal of lead pipes in Flint, among other happenings.

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Rivet's Reflections

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Ed signs off the show reflecting on President George H.W. Bush's life, truth and virtue.

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Sassa Akervall

Co-founder & CEO of Akervall Technologies

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Talks about their breakthrough technology in mouthguards that protect athletics and help people with TMJ and other medical issues. A top growing Michigan company.

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Kath Clark

Director of Food Programs, Food Bank Council of Michigan

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Talks about a pilot project allowing Michigan hunters to donate deer for food banks for those in food need.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Updates the latest happenings in the City of Lansing.

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Berl Schwartz

City Pulse

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on court consolidation and a plan to build a new court complex.

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Mike Kowall

Michigan State Senator

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses issues being tackled during this lame duck session.

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Alicia Warren

Program Director for Kids Count in Michigan

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses and explains Raise The Age legislation.

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Emily Lawler

MLive Reporter

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses sick leave and minimum wage legislation.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the bills that the senate plans to tackle during this lame duck session.

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Jack McHugh

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Continues the discussion on the bills being discuss during the lame duck session.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council Member

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses some of the things that the city council has accomplished during the year and what lies ahead in the future.

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Lindsay Walters

Pregnancy Services of Greater Lansing

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses how Pregnancy Services of Greater Lansing helps the community and expectant mothers.

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Mike Shirkey

Michigan State Senator

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses paid sick leave legislation and minimal wage law.

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Randy Freeman

President of UAW 652

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the closing of GM plants and the future of General Motors.

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Nolan Finley

Detroit News Editorial Page Editor

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on GM cuts and Donald Trump's threat towards GM to remove subsidies on electric vehicles and minimum wage law.

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Kara Hope

State Representative Elect 67th District

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses her priorities as a newly elected state representative.

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Amy Hawkins

Founder of Generation Strategies, Communication Firm

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Amy talks about the mixed messages of the MeToo movement contrasted with porn star Stormy Daniels performing in Lansing.

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Patricia Spitzley

City Council Member

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about the Gillespie-Meijer project, as well as her being against allowing recreational marijuana shops to be established in Lansing.

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Rick Jones

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses a number of new bills that may be enacted by the end of the year.

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Rep. Shane Hernandez

Incoming Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses state spending plans with Governor-elect Whitmer wanting to prioritize road and education funding.

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Marc Smith

Director of Conservation Partnerships, National Wildlife Federation

November 26th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the Army Corps of Engineers final plan for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.

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Gabriel Ehrlich

Director - University of Michigan Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics

November 26th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about the strength of Michigan's economy in the next few years even as GM is announcing job cuts.

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Michael Pitt

Attorrney - Pitt, Maghee, Palmer & Rivers

November 26th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses multiple lawsuits against the state of Michigan which the incoming governor and attorney general may be more inclined to settle out of court.

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Bryan Crenshaw

Ingham County Commissioner

November 26th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses hiring new director for the newly formed Office of Public Defender for Ingham County.

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Arlan Meekhof

State Senator

November 21st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Governor Snyder's proposal to use 183 million in online sales tax revenue for road repair and other issues the legislature is planning to tackle before the year is out.

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Jim Weakly

Lake Carriers Association

November 21st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses new legislation put forth by Debbie Stabenow and Ohio State Senator Rob Portman to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes.

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Patricia Spitzley

Lansing City Council Member

November 21st, 2018 12:00am

Explains why she is against recreational marijuana being sold at retail stores and speaks on planned Meijer grocery store on Michigan and Larch.

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Christopher Sell

Founder of Lansing 5:01

November 21st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Thanksgiving Event "Capital Comeback".

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Wendy Block

V-P of Business Advocacy, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

November 20th, 2018 12:00am

Reviews key legislation passed this session that has strengthened Michigan's business climate.

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Scott Hagerstrom

Republican Campaign Strategist

November 20th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the state Republican party's future direction in the wake of the election, including his endorsement of Laura Cox for state party chair.

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Joe DiSano

DiSano Strategies

November 20th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the state Democrat party's future direction in the wake of the election, including possible state party chair.

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Sen. Rick Jones

November 20th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses a federal judge dismissing a huge case involving female genital mutilation in metro Detroit.

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Amy Hawkins

Founder of Generation Strategies, Communication Firm

November 19th, 2018 12:00am

Amy talks about the mixed messages of the MeToo movement contrasted with porn star Stormy Daniels performing in Lansing.

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Nick Occhipinti

Government Affairs Director, Michigan League for Conservation Voters

November 19th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about the plans for a new state department of Great Lakes & Fresh Water.

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Dr. Richard Zeile

Co-President, Michigan State Board of Education

November 19th, 2018 12:00am

Gives an update on the process of selecting a new state superintendent of public education.

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Rep. Shane Hernandez

Incoming Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee

November 19th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses state spending plans with Governor-elect Whitmer wanting to prioritize road and education funding.

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Emily Zwarensteyn

Michigan Center for Civics Education

November 16th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses civic education programs.

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Jim Malewitz

Bridge Magazine

November 16th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses PFAS contamination in Michigan.

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Ben Degrow

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

November 16th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the state and the future of charter schools in Michigan.

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Dennis Denno

Denno Research

November 16th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his podcast and his thoughts on the election.

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Scott Greenlee

Healthy and Productive Michigan

November 15th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the future of marijuana in Michigan.

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Rob Fowler

Small Business Association of Michigan

November 15th, 2018 12:00am

Gives his thoughts on the outcome of last week's election and the lame duck session.

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Ben Degrow

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

November 15th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the state of Charter Schools and what the future holds for charter schools.

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Stephanie Butler

President of the Church of Greater Lansing

November 15th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the purpose of the Church of Greater Lansing and what the group does for community.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

November 14th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses what's ahead for the State Senate and discusses legislation on auto insurance reform, increase in hourly wage, and other bills.

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Luke Voglesberg

Sparrow's Forensic Pathology Department's Chief Investigator

November 14th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses unclaimed veteran remains in the Lansing area and arranging funeral for remains at Arlington Cemetery.

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Brian Jackson

Lansing City Council

November 14th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on an idea of retail businesses selling recreational marijuana and other issues concerning the city council.

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Dave Williams

Michigan Soybean Association

November 14th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses how tax tariffs will impact MI soybean farmers.

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Triston Cole

State Representative – 105th District

November 13th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses lame duck and the 2019/2020 legislature.

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Dennis Lennox

Columnist and Consultant

November 13th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about the republican party leadership change.

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James Hohman

Director of Fiscal Policy – Mackinac Center for Public Policy

November 13th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about paid sick leave legislation.

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Matt Gillard

President & CEO of Michigan's Children

November 13th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses a national foster care study.

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Bill Ballenger

Founder & Editor of the Ballenger Report

November 12th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about possible changes in the chairman of both the state Republican and Democrat parties.

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Val Brader

Attorney - Rivenoak Law Firm

November 12th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the Line 5 tunnel replacement project.

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Sen. Mike Shirkey

State Senator

November 12th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his legislation to amend the new law on sick leave.

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Tom Barrett

Senator-elect and Veteran

November 12th, 2018 12:00am

Talks about his successful Senate campaign and work on veterans issues at the State Capitol.

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Angela Witwer

State Representative Elect For the 71st District

November 9th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses her background and her goals she hopes to accomplish as a newly elected State Representative.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit Business Journalist

November 9th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Governor Elect, Gretchen Whitmer

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Kathy Gray

Detroit Free Press

November 9th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the legalization of marijuana and what's up ahead for the state of Michigan.

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Mindy Biladeau

Downtown Lansing, Inc.

November 9th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks what to expect from this year's Silver Bells celebration.

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Randy Maiville

Ingham County Board of Commissioners

November 8th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his re-election onto the board of Commissioners and the two county proposals.

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Karen Potter

Newly Elected Board Member on to the Williamston School Board

November 8th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses gender identity policy.

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Graham Filler

State Representative

November 8th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his issues brought up by his constituents and how he plans to ease concerns as a newly elected State Representative for the 93rd District.

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Graham Kozak

Auto Week

November 8th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses new E-Bikes by General Motors.

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Steve Mitchell

CEO of Mitchell Research and Communications

November 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Midterm Election results and discusses how accurate the polls were. (Part 1)

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Steve Mitchell

CEO of Mitchell Research and Communications

November 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Midterm Election results (Part 2)

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Mark Criss

Executive Director of City Rescue Mission

November 7th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks on what City Rescue Mission does for the community and discusses new project.

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Rich Studley

President of Michigan Chamber of Commerce

November 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the outcome of the election and what to expect in the next few years.

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Bill Ballenger & Dennis Denno - Election Day Part 2

Founder & Editor of the Ballenger Report, Founder of Denno Research

November 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discuss the topics of the Attorney General, Secretary of State and the 8th Congressional District.

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Bill Ballenger & Dennis Denno - Election Day Part 1

Founder & Editor of the Ballenger Report, Founder of Denno Research

November 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discuss the topics of Governor and the U.S. Senate.

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Bill Ballenger & Dennis Denno - Election Day Part 4

Founder & Editor of the Ballenger Report, Founder of Denno Research

November 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discuss the Supreme Court and the Ballot Proposals.

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Bill Ballenger & Dennis Denno - Election Day Part 3

Founder & Editor of the Ballenger Report, Founder of Denno Research

November 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discuss the State Legislature.

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Rich Baker

Co-Owner - Bull's Eye Axe Throwing

November 5th, 2018 12:00am

A check in on the rapid growth of their new business and the invite to participate in an international axe throwing competition.

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Mark Fisk & James Muffet (Part 2)

Co-Founder - Byrum Fisk, President - Citizens for Traditional Values

November 5th, 2018 12:00am

Political activists from the opposite ends of the spectrum discuss changing the tone of our political discourse.

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Mark Fisk & James Muffet (Part 1)

Co-Founder - Byrum Fisk, President - Citizens for Traditional Values

November 5th, 2018 12:00am

Political activists from the opposite ends of the spectrum discuss changing the tone of our political discourse.

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Ed Sarpolus

President - Target Insyght

November 5th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses final polling trends for the midterm election.

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Bernie Porn

President of Epic MRA

November 2nd, 2018 12:00am

Discusses poll numbers for the campaign races around Michigan.

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Phil Gardner

Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University

November 2nd, 2018 12:00am

Discusses job market for college graduates

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Bob Troyer

Former United States Attorney From Colorado

November 2nd, 2018 12:00am

Discusses recreational marijuana.

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Nick Assendelft

Spokesman for the Michigan Agency For Energy

November 2nd, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the cost of heating during the winter.

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Ben Cort

Public Speaker and Author of "Weed, Inc: The Truth about the Pot Lobby, THC, and the Commercial Marijuana Industry"

November 1st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his experience with legal marijuana in Colorado.

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Barton Bund

Director and Producer of Line 5 Documentary

November 1st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Part 3, "Worst Case Scenario", of the Line 5 Documentary.

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Tom Barrett

State Representative

November 1st, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his campaign for State Senate for the 24th District.

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Zach Gorchow

Reporter for Gongwer News

November 1st, 2018 12:00am

Predicts voter turnout for Election Day.

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