Detroit Today

Podcast 08.20.14: Mayor Duggan's DPS, GOP Convention Preview & Enrique Peñalosa

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

On today's show, Laura Weber-Davis and Christy McDonald delve into a discussion about Mayor Duggan's potential oversight of Detroit Public Schools. Excellent Schools Detroit's own Dan Varner and Bridge Magazine's Chastity Pratt Dawsey join Laura and Christy for that discussion, and we take some calls from our listeners too. With the GOP Convention coming up this weekend, we talk with a few party members. Guests include Inside Michigan Politics Founder and Former State Lawmaker Bill Ballenger, Founder and Director of the Willow Run Tea Party Caucus Dennis Moore and Former Chair of the Michigan Republican Party Saul Anuzis. Plus, Laura speaks with Former Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, Enrique Peñalosa about sustainability and mobility in urban areas, including Detroit.