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14 dueling opinions on Enbridge Line 5 - MLive.com

July 26, 2017 - 16:06

MLive.com

14 dueling opinions on Enbridge Line 5
MLive.com
... all depend on,” said Holcomb, vice president and general counsel of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “Everyone agrees that state government should take reasonable steps to protect water quality, and we support the state taking a hard look at line 5.
Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's futureThe Morning Sun

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Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future - The Morning Sun

July 25, 2017 - 18:28

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future
The Morning Sun
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.

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Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future - The Daily Tribune

July 25, 2017 - 18:28

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future
The Daily Tribune
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future - Peoria Journal Star

July 25, 2017 - 17:18

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future
Peoria Journal Star
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.

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Big bucks flowing in 2018 race for Michigan governor - The Detroit News

July 25, 2017 - 12:39

The Detroit News

Big bucks flowing in 2018 race for Michigan governor
The Detroit News
The Portland Republican reported spending $84,155 and has roughly $1 million in cash on hand in his “Brian Calley for Michigan” lieutenant governor campaign committee. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce political action committee gave Calley $10,000 ...

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Supporters, foes clash over future of Line 5 - Marquette Mining Journal

July 25, 2017 - 11:29

Supporters, foes clash over future of Line 5
Marquette Mining Journal
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.

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Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future - Petoskey News-Review

July 25, 2017 - 10:01

Kansas City Star

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future
Petoskey News-Review
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.
Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closureMLive.com

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Supporters, Foes Clash Over Underwater Oil Pipeline's Future - CBS Detroit

July 24, 2017 - 23:36

CBS Detroit

Supporters, Foes Clash Over Underwater Oil Pipeline's Future
CBS Detroit
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.
Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closureMLive.com

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Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future | News ... - News & Observer

July 24, 2017 - 17:57

News & Observer

Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future | News ...
News & Observer
Supporters and opponents of twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac are making their cases in a series of public meetings.
Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closureMLive.com

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Supporters, Foes Clash Over Underwater Oil Pipeline's Future - U.S. News & World Report

July 24, 2017 - 17:50

Michigan Radio

Supporters, Foes Clash Over Underwater Oil Pipeline's Future
U.S. News & World Report
Several business organizations, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and representatives of manufacturers and energy suppliers, said the Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems study provided more evidence that Line 5 should stay in operation.
Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closureMLive.com

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Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closure - MLive.com

July 24, 2017 - 15:35

MLive.com

Industry groups push back against calls for Line 5 closure
MLive.com
"We believe there is mounting evidence that Line 5 is safe," said Jim Holcomb, vice president and general counsel at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, who called the risk of an oil spill "exceptionally small" and argued the debate over the future of ...

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Michigan companies can't fill jobs because too many people can't pass a drug test - Crain's Detroit Business

July 20, 2017 - 23:20

Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan companies can't fill jobs because too many people can't pass a drug test
Crain's Detroit Business
Wendy Block, director of health policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said failed tests are a constant concern among frustrated employers. In addition to opioids, the prevalence of medical marijuana and the prospect that Michigan voters may ...

100 workers recalled. Then they all flunked their drug tests. - Bridge Michigan

July 20, 2017 - 08:19

Bridge Michigan

100 workers recalled. Then they all flunked their drug tests.
Bridge Michigan
Wendy Block, director of health policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said failed tests are a constant concern among frustrated employers. In addition to opioids, the prevalence of medical marijuana and the prospect that Michigan voters may ...

Group seeks Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymandering - WZZM

July 18, 2017 - 06:02

WZZM

Group seeks Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymandering
WZZM
Robert LaBrant, senior counsel at the Republican consulting firm the Sterling Corp. and a former Michigan Chamber of Commerce official with extensive involvement with redistricting efforts in Michigan, said the proposal gives considerable influence to ...

Group submits Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymandering - Detroit Free Press

July 17, 2017 - 14:58

Detroit Free Press

Group submits Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymandering
Detroit Free Press
Robert LaBrant, senior counsel at the Republican consulting firm the Sterling Corp. and a former Michigan Chamber of Commerce official with extensive involvement with redistricting efforts in Michigan, said the proposal gives considerable influence to ...

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Skubick: Making Legislature part-time draws fire from State Chamber of Commerce - WLNS

July 10, 2017 - 17:26

WLNS

Skubick: Making Legislature part-time draws fire from State Chamber of Commerce
WLNS
LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – The head of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is dumping on the part-time legislative proposal being pushed by Lt. governor Brian Calley. Normally State Chamber head Rich Studley is a mild-mannered and low-keyed kind of ...

Line 5 pipeline report facing public scrutiny - The Detroit News

July 5, 2017 - 10:29

Line 5 pipeline report facing public scrutiny
The Detroit News
Attorney General Bill Schuette said last week the state should develop a “definite timetable” to close Line 5, but the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said calls for closure “ignores the facts” and could disrupt an important source of energy transmission.

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Michigan Official Calls For Shutting Down Oil Pipeline - CBS Detroit

July 1, 2017 - 12:02

CBS Detroit

Michigan Official Calls For Shutting Down Oil Pipeline
CBS Detroit
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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Michigan official calls for shutting down oil pipeline - NRToday.com

June 30, 2017 - 16:04

NRToday.com

Michigan official calls for shutting down oil pipeline
NRToday.com
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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Michigan Republican lawmakers drop the mantle of 'local control' - Crain's Detroit Business

June 30, 2017 - 14:53

Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan Republican lawmakers drop the mantle of 'local control'
Crain's Detroit Business
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 ...