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Michigan Official Calls for Shutting Down Oil Pipeline - U.S. News & World Report

June 29, 2017 - 11:01

U.S. News & World Report

Michigan Official Calls for Shutting Down Oil Pipeline
U.S. News & World Report
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the pipeline was important to the state's economy and its fate shouldn't be determined by "bumper stickers or emotional political appeals." State agencies considering what to do about Line 5 commissioned two ...
Schuette: Time to schedule Mackinac pipeline shutdownThe Detroit News

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Lansing Republicans drop the mantle of 'local control' - Bridge Michigan

June 29, 2017 - 06:01

Bridge Michigan

Lansing Republicans drop the mantle of 'local control'
Bridge Michigan
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, for instance, was a key supporter of a 2015 measure blocking cities and townships from enacting “living wage” pay standards – normally several dollars higher than minimum wage – for companies that do business in ...

PR firm CEO retiring and considering politics - grbj.com

June 28, 2017 - 13:52

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PR firm CEO retiring and considering politics
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Rossman chairs the Michigan Chamber Foundation and serves on several boards, including the Michigan Political Leadership Program and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. She meets twice a month with members of the Michigan State University ...

Marijuana legalization backers optimistic about putting issue to Michigan voters in 2018 - MiBiz

June 25, 2017 - 20:00

MiBiz

Marijuana legalization backers optimistic about putting issue to Michigan voters in 2018
MiBiz
“At this point, we have begun to evaluate the content of the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol proposal, but we have not yet taken a formal position,” Jim Holcomb, senior vice president and general counsel for the Michigan Chamber of ...

With little help from Lansing, schools raise money from local taxpayers - Petoskey News-Review

June 22, 2017 - 07:04

Petoskey News-Review

With little help from Lansing, schools raise money from local taxpayers
Petoskey News-Review
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce opposed the option, he recalled. “This was the compromise. Frankly, it was meant to be difficult,” said DeGrow, a Republican who served 20 years in the Legislature and is considered an architect of Proposal A. He ...

Michigan Black Chamber merges with national organization, gets new name - Detroit Free Press

June 19, 2017 - 16:49

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Black Chamber merges with national organization, gets new name
Detroit Free Press
The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, a statewide group aimed at bringing together and promoting African-American owned businesses, announced today it has merged with the National Business League, a more than century-old national organization ...

Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder ... - WVIK

June 19, 2017 - 09:43

Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder ...
WVIK
It's been almost two weeks since the Legislature approved a state license plate in order for an anti-abortion group to fundraise off it, but the.

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Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder for his signature. Why? - Michigan Radio

June 19, 2017 - 09:43

Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder for his signature. Why?
Michigan Radio
In fact, in the 2010 Republican primary, Right to Life of Michigan and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce came together in an unusual last-ditch effort to block Snyder's nomination because they just didn't trust him. Snyder has signed some new abortion ...

'Boxed In' awarded Michigan Emmy - Marquette Mining Journal

June 15, 2017 - 10:52

Marquette Mining Journal

'Boxed In' awarded Michigan Emmy
Marquette Mining Journal
... 24-minute film, which debuted last summer and later aired on WNMU-TV, features interviews with representatives from both sides of the aisle, including former Tax Tribunal judge Jack Van Coevering and Tricia Kinley of the Michigan Chamber of ...

With little help from Lansing, schools raise money from local taxpayers - Bridge Michigan

June 13, 2017 - 07:07

Bridge Michigan

With little help from Lansing, schools raise money from local taxpayers
Bridge Michigan
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce opposed the option, he recalled. “This was the compromise. Frankly, it was meant to be difficult,” said DeGrow, a Republican who served 20 years in the Legislature and is considered an architect of Proposal A. He ...

Garrity: Support libraries, keep kids reading this summer - Lansing State Journal

June 8, 2017 - 12:03

Garrity: Support libraries, keep kids reading this summer
Lansing State Journal
... listings at www.friendsbtlc.com where our Friends of Bath Township Library Center group supports the Library Center's communication efforts. Sue Garrity is director of information systems and technology at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in ...

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Corporate Lobbies Attack the Public Interest in State Capitols - Truth-Out

June 8, 2017 - 09:48

Corporate Lobbies Attack the Public Interest in State Capitols
Truth-Out
Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce declared in 2015 that "mandatory paid leave initiatives are sweeping the country," and warned that "we need to get ahead of this issue." (Photo: ...

Voters support Capitol welcome center, poll finds - Lansing State Journal

June 7, 2017 - 07:05

Voters support Capitol welcome center, poll finds
Lansing State Journal
More: Read letter of support from Michigan Chamber of Commerce here. More: Read letter of support from Lansing-area groups here. Related coverage: "Chambers of commerce push Capitol welcome center". The strongest support for the project — 64% ...

Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Chamber ask EPA to conduct second review of state's wetlands law - The Peninsula

June 5, 2017 - 08:45

The Peninsula

Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Chamber ask EPA to conduct second review of state's wetlands law
The Peninsula
Following a 2016 review of Michigan's Wetlands and Inland Lakes and Streams acts, as administered through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and Michigan Chamber of Commerce are urging for a ...

Mackinac Center adds Barrett to board - Midland Daily News

June 5, 2017 - 08:42

Mackinac Center adds Barrett to board
Midland Daily News
Barrett — who was president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for 32 years — joins the center's board, bringing a wealth of knowledge of both public and private sectors to the Midland-based free-market think tank. “Jim is a respected pillar ...

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Inside Track: Bridging the opportunity gap - grbj.com

June 2, 2017 - 15:32

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Inside Track: Bridging the opportunity gap
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Executive director of the Hispanic chamber aims to apply international experience to open doors for Latino students, businesses. June 2, 2017. | By Rachel Watson |. TAGS Guillermo Cisneros / West Michigan Chamber of Commerce · Email · Print. Share.

Is business clout shrinking in Lansing? - Crain's Detroit Business

June 1, 2017 - 07:13

Crain's Detroit Business

Is business clout shrinking in Lansing?
Crain's Detroit Business
In May 2011, just months into his first term, Gov. Rick Snyder stood with fellow Lansing Republicans to celebrate the repeal of Michigan's reviled business tax. As the leaders smiled for the cameras that spring day, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce was ...

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Is business losing clout in Lansing? - Bridge Michigan

June 1, 2017 - 07:04

Bridge Michigan

Is business losing clout in Lansing?
Bridge Michigan
In May 2011, just months into his first term, Gov. Rick Snyder stood with fellow Lansing Republicans to celebrate the repeal of Michigan's reviled business tax. As the leaders smiled for the cameras that spring day, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce was ...
Business leaders weigh in on Michigan's most pressing issuesCrain's Detroit Business

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Business leaders on Michigan - Bridge Michigan

June 1, 2017 - 07:03

Business leaders on Michigan
Bridge Michigan
Five top business leaders in Michigan talked to Bridge Magazine and Crain's Detroit Business about the issues important to their industry. They directly answered questions about the challenges the business community faces in Lansing. Their remarks ...

Business leaders weigh in on Michigan's most pressing issues - Crain's Detroit Business

June 1, 2017 - 05:12

Bridge Michigan

Business leaders weigh in on Michigan's most pressing issues
Crain's Detroit Business
Rich Studley, president and CEO, Michigan Chamber of Commerce: Right to work; replacing the Michigan Business Tax with the corporate income tax; 2015 road-funding package; last year's rewrite of Michigan's energy law; Detroit's bankruptcy and ...
Is business losing clout in Lansing?Bridge Michigan

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