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Chamber to Duggan: Do It Yourself - Fox 2 Detroit

November 29, 2016 - 13:58

Fox 2 Detroit

Chamber to Duggan: Do It Yourself
Fox 2 Detroit
(WJBK) - Twenty two Michigan cities have a local income tax, and when their residents work in another city, Mayor Mike Duggan and others want the companies in those cities to collect the withholding tax. A coalition of 11 groups is telling the mayor ...

Michigan bills limit opportunities for renewable energy development ... - Midwest Energy News

November 29, 2016 - 07:03

Midwest Energy News

Michigan bills limit opportunities for renewable energy development ...
Midwest Energy News
Clean energy groups in Michigan are taking a variety of positions on a proposed statewide energy policy overhaul, but all agree the bills could be strengthened ...

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Groups: Don't force suburbs to collect Detroit taxes - The Detroit News

November 28, 2016 - 14:32

The Detroit News

Groups: Don't force suburbs to collect Detroit taxes
The Detroit News
But the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and organizations representing retailers, restaurants, grocery stores, construction companies, convenience stores, manufacturers and other small businesses have come out swinging against the legislation.
Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax CollectorsPR Newswire (press release)

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Bill would make suburban Michigan employers collect city income taxes - Detroit Free Press

November 28, 2016 - 13:51

Detroit Free Press

Bill would make suburban Michigan employers collect city income taxes
Detroit Free Press
Putting the legal onus on employers located in municipalities that don't have income taxes is "bad policy," and "bad for Michigan employers," Tricia Kinley, senior director of tax and regulatory reform for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said at a ...
Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax CollectorsPR Newswire (press release)
Energy bills head to lame-duck showdown; House Republicans, biz groups splitMiBiz

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Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors - Yahoo Sports

November 28, 2016 - 10:06

Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors
Yahoo Sports
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 ...

Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors - PR Newswire (press release)

November 28, 2016 - 10:03

PR Newswire (press release)

Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Job providers from across the state today joined together to speak out against legislation that ...
Energy bills head to lame-duck showdown; House Republicans, biz groups splitMiBiz

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Energy bills head to lame-duck showdown; House Republicans, biz groups split - MiBiz

November 27, 2016 - 20:01

Energy bills head to lame-duck showdown; House Republicans, biz groups split
MiBiz
The legislation has the backing of major utilities DTE Energy and Consumers Energy, as well as the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, each of whom carry significant influence in Lansing. In a Nov. 8 letter to its members, state Chamber of Commerce officials ...

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Business groups split on Senate energy bills - Crain's Detroit Business

November 27, 2016 - 08:01

Business groups split on Senate energy bills
Crain's Detroit Business
DTE and Jackson-based Consumers Energy support the bills, as do the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber, Small Business Association of Michigan and labor unions representing electrical and building trades. They believe the ...

Business leaders in the news - Detroit Free Press

November 26, 2016 - 23:12

Business leaders in the news
Detroit Free Press
She is on the board of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the board of trustees for Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. She is a past member of the Department of Energy's Electricity Advisory Committee, the EAC's transmission subcommittee, past ...

Letter: Legislation lays out blueprint for Michigan's energy future - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

November 25, 2016 - 23:34

Letter: Legislation lays out blueprint for Michigan's energy future
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
In contrast to the editorial's claims, current legislation supported by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce will preserve our state's current system that allows some customers to buy energy from alternative energy suppliers. Importantly, it also lays out ...

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Chamber names Small Business Person of the Year - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

November 25, 2016 - 15:07

Chamber names Small Business Person of the Year
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
Michigan Chamber of Commerce webinar. Jon Lanning. Courtesy Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce. A chamber of commerce in the region has selected the owner of a trucking and warehousing company as its Small Business Person of the Year.

Chamber names Agents of Change - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

November 25, 2016 - 09:23

Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Chamber names Agents of Change
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce named the 2016 Agents of Change at its ninth-annual Agents of Change Business After Hours celebration this month. The honorees were selected based on community activities ranging from business ...

Dick DeVos, Betsy's Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Heavy.com

November 23, 2016 - 16:16

Heavy.com

Dick DeVos, Betsy's Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy.com
DeVos's economic message had appeal in the state; he led in the polls for some time and received some key endorsements including from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Farm Bureau. In the end, though, Granholm easily defeated ...

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Justice Scalia, Originalism, Free Speech And The First Amendment - Above the Law

November 22, 2016 - 19:01

Above the Law

Justice Scalia, Originalism, Free Speech And The First Amendment
Above the Law
... their intellectual power and the force of his writing. Floyd Abrams highlighted four must-read Scalia opinions on the First Amendment: his dissent in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce (reviewing Michigan's campaign finance law); his dissent in ...

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Mark Davidoff: Corporate exec over-commits to community - The Detroit News

November 17, 2016 - 23:20

The Detroit News

Mark Davidoff: Corporate exec over-commits to community
The Detroit News
Davidoff is a board member for Business Leaders for Michigan, the Detroit Economic Club, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Detroit Partnership, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the M-1 ...

Business leaders seek to inspire young entrepreneurs - Lansing State Journal

November 17, 2016 - 00:08

Lansing State Journal

Business leaders seek to inspire young entrepreneurs
Lansing State Journal
In partnership with InspireED and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the challenge is open to any middle school or high school student attending school in Ingham, Clinton and Eaton counties. The event is comprised of an Executive Summary Business ...

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Novi-based ITC Holdings names Linda Blair president, CEO - The Oakland Press

November 11, 2016 - 11:55

The Oakland Press

Novi-based ITC Holdings names Linda Blair president, CEO
The Oakland Press
Linda H. Blair was named president and CEO of ITC Holdings Corp., with headquarters in Novi. Blair was previously chief business unit officer for ITC and held several leadership roles and was a founding member when the company started in 2003. Before ...

Michigan Chamber releases updated poster with mandatory labor notices for 2017 - The Peninsula

November 11, 2016 - 08:16

The Peninsula

Michigan Chamber releases updated poster with mandatory labor notices for 2017
The Peninsula
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce made available on Tuesday an updated labor law poster with three new mandatory notices that employers must post in the workplace. The poster includes a mandatory notice pertaining to the minimum wage, as well as ...

Michigan Senate expected to take up energy bills today - Detroit Free Press

November 10, 2016 - 09:47

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Senate expected to take up energy bills today
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — The Michigan Senate is expected to take up contentious energy and electricity legislation today, with prospects for passage strengthened by recent backing from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Further amendments to Senate Bills 437 and ...
Michigan Senate plans votes on energy policy overhaul - Detroit NewsThe Detroit News
Vote on energy legislation could happen this week - Crain's Detroit ...Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

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