The Craig Fahle Show

Podcast for Thursday, May 31, 2012

On today's show, Craig broadcasts live from day two of the Mackinac Policy Conference. He is joined by Gov. Snyder to discuss issues including the budget deal, public transportation and positive progress for the state as a whole. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel each speak with Craig about the state of their respective counties as well as some of the issues that have been raised within the past two days at the conference.

A panel of healthcare experts join Craig live from Mackinac to discuss the changing environment of the healthcare industry in the state. President of Care Continuum for St. John/Providence Bob Hoban, Vice President of Corporate Communications for Blue Cross/Blue Shield Andy Hetzel and Senior Advisor for System Strategy and Growth at Oakwood Healthcare David Campbell all speak with Craig for the panel discussion. Historian Bob Tagatz from The Grand Hotel speaks with WDET's Laura Weber about the building's storied past. Bankole Thompson joins Craig for their weekly discussion and Sandy Baruah wraps up the day's events at the Mackinac Policy Conference.