Live—from the campus of Hillsdale College in beautiful Hillsdale Michigan— this is Scot Bertram in for Steve on the Steve Gruber Show for
–Thursday, June 2nd 2023—
—Here are 3 big things you need to know—
One — President Biden is expected to sign off on a House and Senate approved bill that raises the nation's debt ceiling for the next two years. This, after the Senate voted 63-36 in favor of the measure on Thursday. The Fiscal Responsibility Act will raise the debt limit through January 1, 2025, and implement caps on government spending and policy changes.
Two— Governor Whitmer has formed the Growing Michigan Together Council to investigate why people are leaving the state and come up with a strategy to attract and protect jobs. She says they will focus on upgrading transportation, improving education, and keeping the state's economic momentum going.
Three -- Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt will send National Guard troops to the southern border in response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's call for reinforcements. Stitt says he believes it's in the best interest of Oklahoma and the nation to take decisive action to address what he calls the federal government's utter failure to secure the southern border.