Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Schauer To Name Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as Running Mate

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta is reporting: Democrat Mark Schauer will name Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as his running mate in his campaign for governor. The announcement will take place Thursday in Oakland County. It would still be up to a state Democratic Party convention to ratify that choice following the August primary.

Craig Fahle spoke with Mark Schauer on Feb. 13. Schauer took calls, said higher wages, money for K-12 and higher ed are top priorities.

"All you need to do is talk to parents, teachers, school board members to know there's about $500 less per pupil in the classroom," says Schauer. And he says the trouble with education funding reaches the state's universities. "The biggest challenge they face is affordability of college."