Flashpoint 9/6/20: US attorney Matthew Schneider weighs in on pressing issues facing region

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Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – From Operation Legend to corruption surrounding the United Auto Workers to coronavirus aid fraud, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider, has worked on many high profile cases.

On Sunday, he made an appearance on Flashpoint to discuss some of the latest issues making headlines.

The first week back-to-school is in the books for many students. Will this academic year be graded on a curve?

There was also a discussion on how the pandemic has impacted development in Detroit.

Kevin Johnson, President and CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation also talked about how businesses are being impacted during the pandemic.

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Segment One

US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider.

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two

National NBC reporter, Erin Einhorn.

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three

Kevin Johnson, President and CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint


About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.