Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

October 1 & 2 - Wildlife Roundtable Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future?

October 8 & 9 - Managing Utilities Michigan Public Service Commissioner Norm Saari discusses the changing landscape of electric utilities, including resource planning, distributed generation and related topics. 

October 15 & 16 - Bart Stupak (For All Americans) - A conversation with former eleven term Upper Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak on his book, For All Americans, the story behind the Stupak Amendment and passage of the “Affordable Care Act.”

October 22 & 23 - Wildlife Roundtable Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future? (repeat)

October 29 & 30 - CWD Update A program focusing on continuing efforts to prevent the spread of ‘Chronic Wasting Disease’ in deer.  Topics include the science of CWD, recent changes in the law governing cross border issues, a new study on deer migration patterns, and a new emphasis on monitoring deer during hunting season.
 

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

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Paul Sturgul

Jan 27, 2013

An update on benefits under the ‘Affordable Care Act’ and efforts to ensure participation and cost effectiveness.  Issues include the so-called Doc fix and the future of home care.

A discussion of key outcomes on issues before the last congress and what’s ahead for the new one.

108th District Michigan House Debate

Oct 14, 2012

Michigan House candidates from District 108 reply to questions on fiscal management, education, the state’s approach to Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and bipartisanship

Canadian American Relations

Oct 7, 2012

A candid discussion with Canadian Consul General Roy Norton on Canadian relations with the U.S. including the proposed international bridge, the great lakes and trade issues.

109th District Michigan House Debate

Sep 30, 2012

Michigan House candidates reply to questions on fiscal management, education, the state’s approach to Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and bipartisanship. Guests: Jack Hubbard and John Kivela.

Inside Michigan Politics

Sep 23, 2012

Veteran state capitol insider and political analyst Bill Ballenger discusses today’s issues and the upcoming elections.

Affordable Care Act Update

Sep 16, 2012

Explores the latest developments in the healthcare law, including implications of the Supreme Court ruling, impact on and response from states, changes to Medicare and other issues. Features Elder Law Attorney and Medicare expert Paul Sturgul. (Repeat from July)

Elections and Electioneering

Sep 9, 2012

NMU Leadership Perspectives

Aug 25, 2012

An interview with recently appointed Northern Michigan University President David Haynes and Provost Paul Lang on the current condition of state colleges and universities, NMU’s place among them and strategies going forward.

Michigan's Returning Veterans

Aug 18, 2012

Michigan Senior Deputy Director of Veterans Affairs Jason Allen provides an update on issues and programs with an emphasis on the challenges in providing assistance to veterans returning from the Mid-East mission now that U.S. military involvement is winding down. (Repeat from July)

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