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Fueled by community input, foundations unveil comprehensive early childhood education initiative - Model D

December 11, 2017 - 22:35

Model D

Fueled by community input, foundations unveil comprehensive early childhood education initiative
Model D
Mark Davidoff, Chair of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, believes that efforts to bring back the city must start with the children. "We always hear 'live, work, play, Detroit.' But unless we add 'raise our children,' we will not accomplish anything ...

Trial to start for ex-officer in death of children's mother - WSBT-TV

December 11, 2017 - 15:34

WSBT-TV

Trial to start for ex-officer in death of children's mother
WSBT-TV
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads in Michigan - South Bend Tribune

December 11, 2017 - 14:32

South Bend Tribune

Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads in Michigan
South Bend Tribune
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Indiana addresses potential water crisis - WSBT-TV

December 11, 2017 - 12:46

Indiana addresses potential water crisis
WSBT-TV
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Man hit by car as he ran from police remains critically hurt - WSBT-TV

December 11, 2017 - 10:16

WSBT-TV

Man hit by car as he ran from police remains critically hurt
WSBT-TV
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads - The News Tribune

December 11, 2017 - 08:09

Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads
The News Tribune
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

December 11, 2017 - 08:06

Part-time Legislature group seeks signatures by mail, ads
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Part-Time Legislature Group Seeks Signatures by Mail, Ads - U.S. News & World Report

December 11, 2017 - 08:05

Part-Time Legislature Group Seeks Signatures by Mail, Ads
U.S. News & World Report
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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70-plus Indiana communities awarded 'Frankenstein' grants - WSBT-TV

December 11, 2017 - 07:24

WSBT-TV

70-plus Indiana communities awarded 'Frankenstein' grants
WSBT-TV
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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Overtime, workload limits for Michigan nurses are progress, but will they help? - Lansing State Journal

December 11, 2017 - 06:32

Lansing State Journal

Overtime, workload limits for Michigan nurses are progress, but will they help?
Lansing State Journal
The legislation has been introduced in one form or another each legislative term since 2004, but it's seeing its most significant progress this year. The House Health Policy Committee heard testimony last month, the first time that's happened for the ...

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Under the gun: Experts urge employers to prepare for active shooter situations - MiBiz

December 10, 2017 - 19:01

MiBiz

Under the gun: Experts urge employers to prepare for active shooter situations
MiBiz
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce also is holding a day-long training event for its members Jan. 10 in Lansing that focuses on best practices for planning, what to do in an emergency, and coping with the aftermath. The Michigan Chamber has offered the ...

Kalamazoo Superfund site on US list for accelerated cleanup - WSBT-TV

December 10, 2017 - 16:38

Kalamazoo Superfund site on US list for accelerated cleanup
WSBT-TV
The proposal is opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which says it would dramatically weaken the legislative branch in favor of the executive branch and further empower non-elected state bureaucrats. Michigan, where legislators can serve no ...

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CMU has $1.2 billion impact on Michigan, study says - The Morning Sun

December 8, 2017 - 05:04

The Morning Sun

CMU has $1.2 billion impact on Michigan, study says
The Morning Sun
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Economic Competitiveness Study ranks Michigan 21st in the nation, up from 47th in 2012. “CMU is a great asset to all of us in Michigan,” said Bill Weideman, chair of the university's Board of Trustees and retired ...

CMU has $1.2 billion impact on Michigan, study says - The Morning Sun

December 8, 2017 - 05:04

CMU has $1.2 billion impact on Michigan, study says
The Morning Sun
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Economic Competitiveness Study ranks Michigan 21st in the nation, up from 47th in 2012. “CMU is a great asset to all of us in Michigan,” said Bill Weideman, chair of the university's Board of Trustees and retired ...

Senate panel approves controversial retirement reforms - The Detroit News

December 5, 2017 - 15:13

The Detroit News

Senate panel approves controversial retirement reforms
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Business Leaders for Michigan are supporting the plan, arguing the financial stability of local governments is important to employers, and Republicans contend their legislation could help protect communities from ...

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Lawmaker on local retiree benefits: Don't blame revenue sharing cuts - Detroit Free Press

December 5, 2017 - 11:03

Detroit Free Press

Lawmaker on local retiree benefits: Don't blame revenue sharing cuts
Detroit Free Press
Representatives of the National Federation of Independent Business and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce also testified in favor of the legislation, saying that if steps are not taken soon, it will not be a question of if benefits get cut, but when. But ...

Calley shifts from poll drive to arrange for a run for governor - Kaplan Herald

December 2, 2017 - 19:54

Calley shifts from poll drive to arrange for a run for governor
Kaplan Herald
A Michigan Chamber of Commerce-affiliated ballot committee that opposes the proposal is running a Facebook ad that calls Calley — who has been in Lansing as a lawmaker and then the lieutenant governor for nearly 11 years — a “snake oil salesman” who ...

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After MiDAS false fraud fiasco, jobless reform bills getting speedy passage - Detroit Free Press

December 1, 2017 - 06:32

Detroit Free Press

After MiDAS false fraud fiasco, jobless reform bills getting speedy passage
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — After the state falsely accused tens of thousands of Michigan residents of unemployment insurance fraud — garnishing wages and seizing income tax refunds to satisfy millions of dollars in penalties that were wrongly imposed — lawmakers ...

Surprising no one, Calley enters the race for governor - Michigan Radio

November 29, 2017 - 09:35

Michigan Radio

Surprising no one, Calley enters the race for governor
Michigan Radio
In addition, the effort has been widely denounced as wrong-headed, even dangerous, by not only Democrats, but by many normally Republican allies, such as Rich Studley, the head of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Calley has now handed off the petition ...

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Which 2018 Michigan ballot issues are going strong. Or going down. - Bridge Michigan

November 27, 2017 - 11:47

Bridge Michigan

Which 2018 Michigan ballot issues are going strong. Or going down.
Bridge Michigan
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is among the proposal's critics, saying the “one-size-fits-all mandate” would have a “chilling impact” on the state economy. The proposal “will hit the tourism, hospitality and retail industries and seasonal businesses ...

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