Chamber in the News

May 20, 2016


Net loss for Michigan: Corporations getting back more than they pay in taxes
Interlochen
The Detroit News reported yesterday that Michigan corporations will receive tax refunds that exceed corporate tax payments to the state. In other words, there will be a net loss. Corporations will get back more than they pay. Two things are happening here.

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May 20, 2016


Michigan Radio

Net loss for Michigan: Corporations getting back more than they pay in taxes
Michigan Radio
The Detroit News reported yesterday that Michigan corporations will receive tax refunds that exceed corporate tax payments to the state. In other words, there will be a net loss. Corporations will get back more than they pay. Two things are happening here.

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May 18, 2016


Michigan Radio

Here's what Michiganders need to know about the new overtime rules
Michigan Radio
But some employers just won't be able to absorb those costs, says Wendy Block, with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. She says some salaried employees could see their pay cut to make up for the extra overtime pay, or be changed to hourly workers, ...

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May 18, 2016


Port Huron Times Herald

Proposed car insurance tax hike unnecessary and unfair
Port Huron Times Herald
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is strongly urging Michigan legislators to support Michigan's motorists and job providers in the insurance industry and reject unnecessary and harmful proposals that will result in a $40 per car tax hike on law-abiding ...

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May 5, 2016


Another View: When it comes to politics, corruption is subtler than you think
Torrington Register Citizen
In the now infamous case of Citizens United v. FEC , the Supreme Court corrected a 20-year-old mistake that, if allowed to continue, threatened to consume the First Amendment. The mistake was made in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce in 1990, ...

May 9, 2016


Another View: When it comes to politics, corruption is subtler than you think
Torrington Register Citizen
In the now infamous case of Citizens United v. FEC , the Supreme Court corrected a 20-year-old mistake that, if allowed to continue, threatened to consume the First Amendment. The mistake was made in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce in 1990, ...

May 3, 2016


Cato Institute

When It Comes to Politics, Corruption Is Subtler Than You Think
Cato Institute
In the now infamous case of Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court corrected a 20-year-old mistake that, if allowed to continue, threatened to consume the First Amendment. The mistake was made in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce in 1990, ...

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February 21, 2016


Michigan's $37.1 billion insurance sector could draw more industry players to state
MiBiz
The study was commissioned by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the Insurance Institute of Michigan, the Michigan Insurance Coalition, the Michigan Association of ...

May 7, 2016


Midland Daily News

Michigan Chamber director discusses 3 possible state proposals
Midland Daily News
WakeUp! Midland welcomed Wendy Block from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce at its monthly meeting held Friday at the Great Hall. As director of health policy and human resources for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Block oversees the policy, ...

April 15, 2016


'Conscious capitalism' topic of event
Monroe Evening News
... have on the world and the people in it and choose to be intentional about creating a business-as-usual to be proud of. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce Foundation worked with Thrive Consulting Group in developing the campaign, a news release said.