Flashpoint: Examining issues from Gov. Snyder, Pres. Obama

The Flashpoint panel talked about the major issues covered in Governor Rick Snyder's State of the State.

DETRIOT – Flashpoint began with a discussion about Governor Rick Snyder's State of the State. State Rep. Kurt Heise said that he thought Snyder's speech was a success and builds off of his success from the past and looks toward the future.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, Detroit News columnist Daniel Howes and Civil Rights activist Portia Roberson also offered their opinions on the State of the State.

You can watch the entire conversation in the video above.

In the second segment, the talk turned to Michigan roads and Snyder's plan to fix them.

Roberson was critical of Snyder's decision to put the road funding to a vote instead of making the decision and putting it into action.

The rest of the panel talked about the issue and how Snyder address it in the State of the State.

Click on the video below to watch the second segment.


In the final segment, the panel turned its focus on the State of the Union Address from President Barack Obama.

The experts weighed in on some of the more important topics covered in the president's speech.

The conversation is posted in the video below.