Chamber in the News

July 27, 2015


Interlochen

"Non-partisan" redistricting commission would be anything but
Interlochen
If the Michigan AFL-CIO or the Michigan Chamber of Commerce were each drafting a proposed constitutional amendment to “reform” redistricting, it would be met with media derision, with each eventual proposal seen as favoring one political party over the ...

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July 27, 2015


Michigan Radio

"Non-partisan" redistricting commission would be anything but
Michigan Radio
If the Michigan AFL-CIO or the Michigan Chamber of Commerce were each drafting a proposed constitutional amendment to “reform” redistricting, it would be met with media derision, with each eventual proposal seen as favoring one political party over the ...

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July 23, 2015


SYS-CON Media (press release)

Proposed $900 Million Business Tax Increase Would Take A Wrecking Ball To ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
LANSING, Mich., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to a ballot question committee announcing a petition drive ...

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July 23, 2015


PR Newswire (press release)

Proposed $900 Million Business Tax Increase Would Take A Wrecking Ball To ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 .

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July 13, 2015


MLive.com

Paid sick days would be mandatory under ballot initiative
MLive.com
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is still evaluating the details of the proposal, said Director of Health Policy & Human Resources Wendy Block. "We do oppose a one-size-fits-all paid leave mandate," Block said. She said such mandates can be costly and ...

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June 17, 2015


Mich. Eliminates 'Pay-To-Play' Rule For Tax Disputes
Law360 (subscription)
... state taxpayers that wanted to protest tax liability determinations were required to pay the disputed amount up front to the Department of Treasury in order to enter the Court of Claims — a barrier that opponents such as the Michigan Chamber of ...

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July 6, 2015


Michigan legislators, business groups back Delta
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce also wrote letters to the Transportation Department. Dearborn Heights Mayor Daniel S. Paletko also wrote on behalf of U.S. carriers. The Romulus City Council — where Metro ...

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June 30, 2015


MLive.com

Gov. Rick Snyder signs 'Death Star' bill prohibiting local wage, benefits ...
MLive.com
Earl Poleski, was supported by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and other business groups who were concerned about facing a patchwork of regulations across the state. "The bill continues ongoing work to bolster the state's job creation climate by ...

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July 1, 2015


SYS-CON Media (press release)

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate for Passage of a ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
LANSING, Mich., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauded the Michigan Senate for their leadership in passing a comprehensive plan to fix Michigan's roads. he Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a ...

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July 1, 2015


Virtual Press Office (press release)

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate for Passage of a ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
LANSING, Mich., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauded the Michigan Senate for their leadership in passing a comprehensive plan to fix Michigan's roads. he Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a ...

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