Lou Anna Simon, MSU President talks to Paul W. Smith about the Spartans' Big Ten Championship win on Saturday and their upcoming trip to the Rose Bowl and she says it's good for the entire state of Michigan.
Bill Ford, Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company: Bill stops by to talk to Paul W about his keynote address at the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference. They also chat about Ford bringing more ‘electric’ jobs to Michigan.
Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber President & CEO: Sandy drops by the PWS broadcast from the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference to chat with Paul W about the conference, what’s going on and what problems are being discussed by attendees.
Dan Loepp, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan & Chairman of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Board of Directors: Dan chats with Paul W about the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference and how Blue Cross Blue Shield is working to make Michigan’...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder: Governor Snyder drops by the Mackinac Policy Conference broadcast to talk with Paul W about the conference, Michigan’s unemployment rate and how he’s working to make Michigan one of the…if not THE…best state in the uni...
Doug Rothwell, President and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan: Doug drops by the Paul W Smith Mackinac broadcast to talk with Paul W about Michigan’s roads and the poll that was taken about it and where Michigan residents really want the money to come from to fix t...
Jim Robinson, Farm Bureau Insurance CEO: Jim comes to the Mackinac broadcast to chat with Paul W about the Enriching Michigan’s Children and Communities program (E=MC2) and how Farm Bureau Insurance is working with Michigan communities to improve schools.
John Russell, CEO & President of Consumers Energy: John drops by the Mackinac Island site to talk with Paul W about the importance of Michigan to Consumers Energy, how the company is investing in Michigan’s future and what’s being talked about at the 2015 Mac...
Wright Lassiter III, Henry Ford Health System CEO: Wright stops by the Mackinac Island broadcast to chat with Paul W about why he’s excited to work with Henry Ford Health System, his impressions of the Detroit community and about his first time on Mackinac Island.
MSU President Lou Anna Simon, U of M President Mark Schlissel & Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson: The 3 University leaders stop by to talk with Paul W about the University Research Corridor and how it’s working to improve Michigan and the global economy.
Kevyn Orr, Former Detroit Emergency Manager: Kevyn drops by to talk with Paul W as a ‘private citizen’, about the conference, the City and where he see Detroit going in the future
House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel: Representative Greimel stops in to chat with Paul W about the defeat of Prop 1 and how the legislators are working to get funding to fix Michigan’s roads.
Former Congressman Mike Rogers: Mike drops by to chat with about his new program; American’s For Peace, Prosperity and Security.
The "Willis Ward Lounge" at the Michigan Union will be dedicated tonight at 6:30pm. 11 year old Genna Urbain is the little girl who wanted to see Willis Ward honored and Paul W. Smith talks to Genna and her mom, Alicia Urbain about the accomplishment.
United States Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee tells Paul W. Smith that Michigan's food industry is a multi billion dollar business and growing. She also says one in four residents are employed by the food industry.
Van Conway, Conway McKenzie CEO, President & Senior Managing Director tells Paul W. Smith now that Detroit has emerged from bankruptcy it's time to start working on improving city services.
Rev. Horace Sheffield, Pastor of New Destiny Baptist Church tells Paul W. Smith he wishes Detroit Police Chief James Craig would have been more diplomatic in his comments about whether to stop at a gas station in Detroit at night.
Mike Rowe, Founder, mikeroweWORKS Foundation & Host of "Somebody's Gotta Do It" talks to Paul W. Smith about his visit to the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference & he says it's always great to be at Grand Hotel.
Dr. Frank McGeorge, Henry Ford Medical Group Physician talks to Paul W. Smith about cancer screening and he says it's gotten very complicated in recent years.
Joe Mullany, Detroit Medical Center CEO talks to Paul W. Smith live from Mackinac Island and he says the conference is a good opportunity to talk about key issues affecting businesses operating throughout Michigan.
Correspndent Polo Sandoval talks to Paul W. Smith live from Wimberley, Texas about the deadly and destructive flash flooding and he says some people have drowned in the high waters and others are missing.
Roger Penske talks to Paul W. Smith about Juan Pablo Montoya's Indy 500 win for "Team Penske" and he now he turns his attention to the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend.
Saunteel Jenkins, THAW CEO tells Paul W. Smith that THAW has received the single largest non-utility, private gift in the organization’s history, a $1 million donation from Miller Buckfire & Co., a New York-based investment banking firm, to provide water ...
Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw talks to Paul W. Smith about the massive tanker fire explosion over the weekend and he says the I-75 northbound ramp from 1-75, Fisher to I-75 Chrysler will remain closed for most of the week.
Matt Cullen, President & CEO of Rock Ventures LLC & Chairman of M-1 Rail talks to Paul W. Smith about Dan Gilbert purchasing the M-1 Rail naming rights.
Debbie Holton, Director of SME Industry Strategy & Events talks to Paul W. Smith about the Big M Event coming up next Tuesday, June 2nd. For more information go to BigMevent.com.
Mary Kramer, Publisher of Crain's Detroit Business talks to Paul W. Smith about this week's Mackinac Policy Conference at Grand Hotel and she also has some other interesting notes for Paul about the M-1 rail system and this area's highest paid CEO's.
Detroit Police James Craig talks to Paul W. Smith about his two year contract extension and he also says they are working hard to find a rapist who is targeting young girls walking to school.
Sam Fotias, one of the organizers of the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit talks to Paul W. Smith about this weekend's event at Hart Plaza. For tickets go to movement.us/tickets.
Mike Babcock, outgoing Red Wings head coach tells Paul W. Smith & Steve Courtney that he's excited to start his new job with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber President & Chief Executive Officer talks to Paul W. Smith about next week's Mackinac Policy Conference at Grand Hotel and he says it's important event for the state of Michigan.
Kevin Mott of the Ferndale Memorial Day Parade asks Paul W. Smith's listeners to participate in the parade by carrying signs bearing the likeness and names of the soldiers who have died in Iraq & Afghan conflicts. For more information go to www.mifallenfloat.com.
Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press Personal Finance Columnist tells Paul W. Smith about a new scam called "card cracking" that's aimed at vulnerable college students.
AAA's Susan Hiltz tells Paul W. Smith more than one million Michiganders will travel over the long Memorial Day weekend and she says it's going to be a good travel weekend because the economy is improving and gas prices are down.