Politics Podcast: Michigan Could reap up to $800 million Selling the Blue Water Bridge, Lawmaker Claims

June 07, 2019, 6:31 AM

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Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss timely issues on "The Friday Morning Podcast," sponsored by Deadline Detroit:

  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer journeys to Benton Harbor to defend high school closure plan.
  • Any attempt to amend term limits faces opposition. Denno Research/Vanguard PA polling data shows voters like the status quo.
  • The state could reap up to $800 million by selling the Blue Water Bridge, a legislator claims.  
  • Republican John James says he'll take another shot at the U.S. Senate, this time against incumbent Democrat Gary Peters.
  • Republican legislative leaders file suit against Attorney General Dana Nessel's opinion that petition law reforms enacted last year are unconstitutional. 
  • Interview with Lance Binoniemi from the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association.

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