WXYZ Detroit - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has always been outspoken. He continues that tradition in an in-depth interview with Channel 7 Editorial Director Chuck Stokes. Patterson, one of Michigan's longest-serving and most powerful elected officials, heads up the county that many people say drives Michigan's economy.
Appearing on this week's edition of WXYZ's Spotlight on the News program, Patterson shared his thoughts about Oakland County's economy, Detroit's bankruptcy, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's job performance, embattled Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano ,the Detroit mayoral race, and some charitable causes close to his heart.
Click on the videos above for a preview of L. Brooks Patterson's entire interview which can be seen here .