Video: Michigan business groups speak with unified voice calling for state budget reforms
September 8, 2009
A press conference was held at the State Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday, Sept. 8 by the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) and other members of Michigan’s business community to demand that reforms, not tax increases, become the focus of discussions to balance the state budget. Similar press conferences were also held in Grand Rapids and Detroit.
Click below to watch the press conference in Lansing (6:09)
Rob Fowler, President, Small Business Association of Michigan; Kristen Beltzer, Vice President, Government Relations/Public Policy, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce; Sarah Hubbard, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Detroit Regional Chamber; Jim Holcomb, Vice President, Business Advocacy & Associate General Counsel, Michigan Chamber of Commerce; and Bill Martin, CEO, Michigan Association of Realtors spoke at the Lansing press conference.