Chamber in the News

April 15, 2015


Anti-fracking campaign expects to launch next month
Interlochen
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce tried to forestall the petition drive by asking the elections board to find the petition language does not conform to the state constitution's requirements to enact a law. The bipartisan Board of State Canvassers rejected the ...

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April 22, 2015


Nine things voters should consider before voting May 5
Morning Star
Voters go to the polls May 5 to decide a statewide ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax from 6 cents on the dollar to 7 cents. Here are nine things voters should consider before casting their ballots: What It Is The sales tax increase is part of a larger ...

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April 23, 2015


Heritage Newspapers

Guest column: Top 10 reasons to vote 'no' on Prop 1
Heritage Newspapers
On May 5, voters in Michigan will go to the polls and decide whether we should raise the State sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. This vote was prompted due to the inability of our Lansing lawmakers to structure legislation that would have earmarked funds ...

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April 22, 2015


Nine things voters should consider before voting May 5
Morning Star
Voters go to the polls May 5 to decide a statewide ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax from 6 cents on the dollar to 7 cents. Here are nine things voters should consider before casting their ballots: What It Is The sales tax increase is part of a larger ...

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April 14, 2015


Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Urges Voters Not To Sign Flawed Petition That ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
LANSING, Mich., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to today's decision by the State Board of Canvassers to ...

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April 21, 2015


Heritage Newspapers

Guest column: Top 10 reasons to vote 'no' on Prop 1
Heritage Newspapers
On May 5, voters in Michigan will go to the polls and decide whether we should raise the State sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. This vote was prompted due to the inability of our Lansing lawmakers to structure legislation that would have earmarked funds ...

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April 20, 2015


The Detroit News

Editorial: Find a fix for 'no fault'
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which supports insurance reform, estimates Michigan drivers pay 20 to 35 percent higher insurance rates than neighboring states. Detroiters pay the highest auto insurance rates in the country. The system needs reform, ...

April 14, 2015


Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Urges Voters Not To Sign Flawed Petition That ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
LANSING, Mich., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to today's decision by the State Board of Canvassers to ...

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April 17, 2015


Oil & Gas 360

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Heating Up in Michigan
Oil & Gas 360
Conway also mentioned the Michigan Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Michigan Oil & Gas Association to combat a potential frac ban. The Chamber of Commerce tried to stall the recent petition drive by claiming the petition language does not ...

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April 17, 2015


WSGW

State Chamber Leader Sees Bright Future For State If Everyone Works Together
WSGW
Michigan's economy is getting better, unemployment is down, but Michigan Chamber of Commerce President Rich Studley tells the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce complacency is not an option. He's calling on Democrats, Republicans, labor and ...

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