The three-day Mackinac Policy Conference that concluded Friday on Mackinac Island drew the state's business elite, elected representatives, and some detractors.
Here are some of the highlights from the conference.
- The critics:
- The Fab Five, also known as Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Chairman Conan Smith.
- And Gov. Rick Snyder's keynote address: