Transcript of Kyle Celebuski’s interview with the Michigan Film Office’s Michelle Begnoche.
How has the smoking ban affected your business? Do you see this regulation as being stifling to restaurants like yours?
It began in the summer while MSU was still on break and it initially increased our food sales and moderately reduced drink sales. Now that we’re in the fall, drink sales...Read more
To start out can you describe what the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is and what are some of its goals?
The MPSC is an independent state regulatory agency. We have close to 200 staff underneath it. It’s operated by 3 commissioners who are appointed by the governor. We each...Read more
Interview - Rob Fowler, President/CEO of Small Business Association of Michigan
Q1: "I would like to begin by talking briefly about the history of the SBAM. When was it founded? Is it part of a bigger nationwide organization? And finally, what was the primary objective for the organization?"
A1: "SBAM, as...Read more
1. Can you tell me about your professional and educational background?
Doug Roberts went to Hope College and got a BA in Business Administration and Political Science. He then went to MSU and got his master’s in public administration. After that, he worked as a member of the policy...Read more
Interview with Joelle Demand: Policy Director of Michigan Bankers Association 3pm on 6-25-09
What is your professional background? Joelle graduated from Alma College with a degree in political science. She later earned a masters degree in public administration. After completing her masters, she worked for a state senator, then as central...Read more