Chamber in the News

March 27, 2015


Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Pardons Politically Connected Lawyer
Huffington Post
Between 2011 and 2013, Gocha contributed over $26,000 to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's political action committee. The Chamber endorsed Snyder in 2014. Though Snyder admitted that he had met Gocha on several occasions -- even correcting ...

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March 27, 2015


Detroit Metro Times (blog)

Report: Snyder issues rare pardon for well-connected lawyer
Detroit Metro Times (blog)
Gocha contributed tens of thousands of dollars to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's political action committee, the AP notes — a noteworthy point, as one of his references was the chamber's former lawyer who was also appointed to a state board by ...

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March 25, 2015


Holland-area agencies throw support behind road funding proposal
HollandSentinel.com
Despite the Michigan Chamber of Commerce declining to step into the Proposal 1 sales tax ring, the Michigan West Coast Chamber is among the growing number of local chambers supporting the measure. “This was something that we really felt we didn't ...

March 22, 2015


Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Forums to provide insight, information about controversial road funding proposal
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
A series of informational forums happening March 23, March 31, April 20 and April 27 in Shelby Township, Sterling Heights and Washington Township will help answer questions and address concerns about the May 5 ballot proposal asking Michigan voters ...

March 5, 2015


Interlochen

Michigan Chamber of Commerce stays neutral on road funding proposal
Interlochen
... there is not a consensus or a strong agreement within our membership to either support or oppose Proposal 1," says Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rich Studley. Studley says chamber members have long been supportive of improving ...

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March 22, 2015


Snyder hits the road to push for passage of Proposal 1
Crain's Detroit Business
One ally absent from the pro-proposal campaign is the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. While the odd bedfellows of Detroit Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders for Michigan and Michigan AFL-CIO have endorsed Prop 1, the Michigan Chamber of ...

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March 22, 2015


House bill would ban noncompete agreements in Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business
State Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, has introduced House Bill 4198, which, if approved, would ban all noncompete agreements between employers and employees in the state. Lucido introduced the bill in February amid a highly publicized debate ...

March 22, 2015


Crain's Detroit Business

Snyder hits the road to push Prop 1
Crain's Detroit Business
While the odd bedfellows of Detroit Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders for Michigan and Michigan AFL-CIO have endorsed Prop 1, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce earlier this month said it will remain neutral on the referendum. The state chamber ...

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March 22, 2015


Forums to provide insight, information about controversial road funding proposal
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
A series of informational forums happening March 23, March 31, April 20 and April 27 in Shelby Township, Sterling Heights and Washington Township will help answer questions and address concerns about the May 5 ballot proposal asking Michigan voters ...

March 20, 2015


WSJM

Governor Snyder Pushing For Proposal One Passage
WSJM
One organization that's not backing Proposal One is the influential Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The state Chamber is remaining neutral, saying its members were split on whether to support the deal. The ballot question was the result of a compromise ...

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