October, 2022 – Review of 2022 General Election State House Races & Discussion on Minimum Wage / Sick Leave Ruling
September, 2022 – Review of 2022 General Election races and districts
August, 2022 – Conversation with 2022 Downriver mayoral candidates
July, 2022 – Discussion with Republican primary State House candidates
June, 2022 – Conversation with 13th Congressional candidate Michael Griffie
May, 2022 – Discussion with Wayne County Sheriff candidate Walter Epps
April, 2022 – Discussion on the ongoing worker shortage crisis facing our national, state, and regional employers, and a look into the SWCRC and WCCCD’s Regional Workforce Talent Initiative.
March, 2022 – Discussion on the impact of the Michigan no-fault legislation on rehabilitation service providers and employers.
February, 2022 – Review of the new Michigan legislative districts.
January, 2022 – A discussion and overview of the recent economic incentives and small business relief legislation passed by the Michigan legislature.
November, 2021 – Biden Administration’s OSHA ETS Vaccine/Testing Mandate, and ongoing negotiations on a federal budget and infrastructure package
October, 2021 – The impact of the Destination Downriver campaign on recruiting talent to our region
August, 2021 – Discussion on redistricting with the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
June, 2021 – Meeting with Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Washington
April, 2021 – Discussion on the PRO Act and Medicare for All proposal with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. View the presentation.
March, 2021 – Discussion and update on a potential federal infrastructure bill by the 4th of July
February, 2021 – Discussion with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell on several topics from small business and municipal relief to a greatly needed infrastructure bill
November, 2020 – Election timeline from November 3 – Inauguration Day, October 29 MDHHS Epidemic Health Order, Going Pro Talent Fund application period, and review of MI business liability laws.
October, 2020 – Overview of the approved state budget, and supreme court ruling striking down the Governor’s COVID-19 emergency powers. View the Meeting
September, 2020 – Discussion on former McLouth Steel property zoning with former Trenton city manager Jim Wagner
August, 2020 – Discussion on development at the Pinnacle Development Area District in Huron Township with the Aerotropolis
July, 2020 – Update on current business resources for organizations impacted by the ongoing pandemic
May & June, 2020 – Continuing the conversation on reopening Michigan’s economy safely with a phased approach.
April, 2020 – Discussion on Great Lakes Works layoffs announcement and the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program now available to assist displaced Great Lakes Works employees.