Former Board of Education President John Austin isn’t running for Governor, but he does have a new political action committee that he hopes will help drive a specific agenda. What is this agenda? Who does he like in the governor’s race? What happened in the 2016 election that he believes needs to change in 2018?
The MIRS team talks about how the $500,000 fine will have a lingering impact on the Michigan Democratic Party outside of the financial concerns, which talking points can prevent Republicans from bailing on Enbridge and its Line 5 under the Mackinac Straits and whether the proposed teacher retirement compromise could bring over well more than the legislative votes needed to pass.