Tonight on MiWeek:

  • WHITMER RUNNING MATEDemocratic candidate for Governor Gretchen Whitmer selects Garlin Gilchrist as her Lieutenant Governor. The announcement comes as the Michigan Democrats and Republicans prepare to hold conventions this weekend. The MiWeek team talks about Whitmer’s choice and debates the impact it will have on the campaign and voters. 
  • NICK LYON – Michigan Health Director Nick Lyon is going to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the case of two men who died from Legionnaires’ Disease during the Flint water crisis. The MiWeek team takes a closer look at the charges and Gov. Snyder’s decision to keep Lyon on the payroll until the trial is over.
  • PFAS – In a special Great Lakes Now report, Bureau Chief Mary Ellen Geist explains what PFAS are and how high levels of the chemicals are contaminating water on the west side of Michigan.

Featured Image: Garlin Gilchrist for Detroit City Clerk, Photo by Daniel X. O’Neil via cc 2.0


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