MI talent & attraction – the difference between the Dems & the GOP


I was on Night Shift to discuss MI talent & attraction. To his credit, Governor Snyder recognizes that we need to develop and retain talent in Michigan, but his focus is on matching employees with employers through his website, and inviting wealthy immigrants to come to Michigan. The Democratic position is a holistic approach, focusing […]

Adam Zemke – I challenge anyone to argue in favor of PA297


Today we talk to State Rep Adam Zemke about his bill HB 4742. HB 4742 would repeal PA297 of 2011, which is the bill that bans benefits for the domestic partners of public sector employees. We discuss: The economic impact of PA297 when it takes effect on June 30 How PA297 impacts the employees at […]

State Rep Adam Zemke on education, talent attraction and retention


State Rep Adam Zemke joins us today to talk about education and his work on talent attraction and retention. Today we talk about: Talent attraction & retention STEM as a key component to future economic success Project based education in K-12 How some legislators come to the conclusion that we need to ‘lower’ educational standards […]

Adam Zemke leads in MI-55 fundraising, GOP incumbent considers switching parties

Zemke showing strong support in redistricted MI-55 Last November, I broke the news that Adam Zemke had announced his candidacy for Michigan’s 55th state House district. This district was recently reconfigured and is now strongly Democratic-leaning – it is considered to be an easy pick-up for Dems. Zemke has only one Democratic opponent at this […]