Chamber in the News

April 5, 2016


Business groups balance priorities with need to solve Flint, DPS problems
MiBiz
Wendy Block, director of health policy and human resources with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said the Senate's three-year extension “really is much better” than the House's original plan to extend it through 2025. But those involved with the ...

April 15, 2016


'Conscious capitalism' topic of event
Monroe Evening News
... have on the world and the people in it and choose to be intentional about creating a business-as-usual to be proud of. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce Foundation worked with Thrive Consulting Group in developing the campaign, a news release said.

April 3, 2016


Fabiano elected chair of Michigan Chamber board
Midland Daily News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has elected new officers to the Chamber's executive committee for 2016. Joseph R. Fabiano II, principal, Fabiano Brothers, Bay City, will serve as chair for 2016. He replaces Denice M. LeVasseur, ...

March 31, 2016


Flint Is a Casualty in the Right Wing's War on Local Democracy
YubaNet
Opposition to Proposal 1 was led by Bob LaBrant, Senior Counsel at the Sterling Corporation, a leading Republican PR firm, and the former director of political and legal campaigns at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for 34 years. LaBrant's ballot ...

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March 30, 2016


Michigan Chamber Awards Lansing area high school students $5000 in startup funding
WSYM-TV
Twelve Lansing area high school students were awarded $5,000 to launch their businesses this spring and summer after pitching their startup ideas to Michigan business leaders at an event hosted last week by the Michigan Chamber Foundation.

March 15, 2016


Michigan's tax on health insurance will continue under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder
Daily Journal
Critics such as the Michigan Chamber of Commerce call the bill a tax increase. But the Republican governor has advocated for the measure partly as a way to lessen pressures in the state's general fund when more money is shifted to road construction in ...

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March 15, 2016


Gov. Snyder signs law extending health insurance tax
9&10 News
Critics such as the Michigan Chamber of Commerce call the bill a tax increase. But the Republican governor has advocated for the measure partly as a way to lessen pressures in the state's general fund when more money is shifted to road construction in ...

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March 15, 2016


Michigan's Tax On Health Insurance Continues
News Radio Wood
Critics such as the Michigan Chamber of Commerce call the bill a tax increase. But the Republican governor has advocated for the measure partly as a way to lessen pressures in the state's general fund when more money is shifted to road construction in ...

February 25, 2016


Legislature votes to continue health insurance tax
WNMU-FM
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has called it a "giant tax hike," but Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign the legislation. If the tax isn't extended, Medicaid spending could be cut starting in 2017-18 unless another source of funding is used. The 0 ...

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February 24, 2016


Michigan's tax on health insurance would continue for 2½ more years into 2020 under legislation approved ...
Daily Journal
LANSING, Michigan — Michigan's tax on health insurance would continue into 2020 under legislation approved Wednesday by the Legislature, the latest in a long-running series of moves to guarantee that the state still qualifies for federal Medicaid funding.

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