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Athena Young Professional nominees come from all walks - The Daily News Journal

February 14, 2017 - 19:57

Athena Young Professional nominees come from all walks
The Daily News Journal
In the early 1980s, Mertz worked with the Lansing, Michigan Chamber of Commerce to found the ATHENA International Leadership Award Program, dedicated to supporting, honoring and developing women leaders. The award is now offered in more than ...

Michigan Dems say they'll tackle fraud scandal at unemployment agency - Detroit Free Press

February 14, 2017 - 14:32

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Dems say they'll tackle fraud scandal at unemployment agency
Detroit Free Press
LANSING —Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they will introduce legislation to rectify the scandal at Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency, requiring that all jobless claimants falsely accused of fraud be made financially whole, regardless of the ...
Workgroup To Look for Answers After Michigan Unemployment Agency Computer GlitchWDET

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Michigan lawmakers to oversee fraud mess - UpperMichigansSource.com

February 14, 2017 - 06:46

UpperMichigansSource.com

Michigan lawmakers to oversee fraud mess
UpperMichigansSource.com
The work group initially includes Graves, Democratic Rep. Kevin Hertel, an advocate for unemployment claimants, and officials from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Manufacturers Association. For the latest News, Weather and Sports, ...
Michigan Lawmakers Set Oversight Hearings On Unemployment Fraud MessCBS Local

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Michigan Lawmakers Set Oversight Hearings On Unemployment Fraud Mess - CBS Local

February 13, 2017 - 23:54

CBS Local

Michigan Lawmakers Set Oversight Hearings On Unemployment Fraud Mess
CBS Local
Kevin Hertel, an advocate for unemployment claimants, and officials from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Manufacturers Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...

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Panel to look for answers after Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency debacle - Michigan Radio

February 13, 2017 - 20:58

13abc Action News

Panel to look for answers after Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency debacle
Michigan Radio
The agency had been almost exclusively relying on a computer program to determine unemployment fraud with very little human verification. Wendy Block is with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and on the workgroup. She said the agency had a “get the ...
Lawmakers set oversight hearings on unemployment fraud mess - Northern Michigan's News Leader9&10 News

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Workgroup To Look For Answers After Michigan Unemployment Insurance Computer Glitch - WMUK

February 13, 2017 - 20:31

Fox17

Workgroup To Look For Answers After Michigan Unemployment Insurance Computer Glitch
WMUK
The agency had been almost exclusively relying on a computer program to determine unemployment fraud with very little human verification. Wendy Block is with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and on the workgroup. She said the agency had a “get the ...
Lawmakers set oversight hearings on unemployment fraud mess - Northern Michigan's News Leader9&10 News

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Lawmakers set oversight hearings on unemployment fraud mess - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

February 13, 2017 - 19:45

Lawmakers set oversight hearings on unemployment fraud mess
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
... cases adjudicated solely by computers. The workgroup initially includes Graves, Democratic Rep. Kevin Hertel, an advocate for unemployment claimants, and officials from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Manufacturers Association.

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Doctors, professors, leaders top list of Athena nominees - DNJ.com - The Daily News Journal

February 13, 2017 - 16:47

The Daily News Journal

Doctors, professors, leaders top list of Athena nominees - DNJ.com
The Daily News Journal
Community leaders will be honored when RUTHERFORD Cable presents the fourth annual ATHENA Award dinner and ceremony.

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The Takeaway - January 31 - What We're Watching, Friends of the U.S. Chamber (blog)

February 3, 2017 - 14:52

The Takeaway - January 31
What We're Watching, Friends of the U.S. Chamber (blog)
Chambers Weighing In: The Michigan Chamber of Commerce came out instrong support of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary and the State Chamber of Oklahoma & the Tulsa Regional Chamber are both advocating for Scott Pruitt for EPA. Here at the U.S. ...

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2017-2018 Legislative Priorities/Agenda For Growing Michigan's ... - PR Newswire (press release)

February 1, 2017 - 12:37

PR Newswire (press release)

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2017-2018 Legislative Priorities/Agenda For Growing Michigan's ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced legislative priorities for 2017-2018. These priorities were developed by the Chamber's policy advisory committees and members who ...

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Auto industry, entertainment topic of discussion - The Hillsdale Daily News

February 1, 2017 - 08:30

The Hillsdale Daily News

Auto industry, entertainment topic of discussion
The Hillsdale Daily News
Guest speakers will be Duke Anderson, CEO of Hillsdale Hospital, Jerimiah Hodshire, director of organizational and business development at Hillsdale Hospital and Richard Studley, CEO and president of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

After Dissing Trump, Chamber Borrows From His Populist Playbook - Bloomberg

January 31, 2017 - 06:00

After Dissing Trump, Chamber Borrows From His Populist Playbook
Bloomberg
... a closed-door session at the chamber's headquarters, where he promised the group's directors fewer federal regulations and other business-friendly initiatives, said Rich Studley, chief executive officer of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and a ...

Improving Soo Locks top priority for state legislators - Great Lakes Echo

January 31, 2017 - 01:14

Great Lakes Echo

Improving Soo Locks top priority for state legislators
Great Lakes Echo
Improving the locks is also a top priority for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said Rich Studley, the chamber's president and chief executive officer. Improving the locks is “critically important” for Michigan's economy and job growth, said Studley ...

Michigan paper creates own Hudson-centric challenge - Hudson Hub-Times

January 29, 2017 - 01:15

Michigan paper creates own Hudson-centric challenge
Hudson Hub-Times
The first person who provide proof of visiting Michigan's 11 Hudsons will win a goodie bag from the Hudson (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce, which includes a "Celebrate Hudson" T-shirt. Wes Boyd, a columnist for the Hudson Post-Gazette, said "I think ...

Michigan paper creates own Hudson-centric challenge - Hudson Hub-Times

January 29, 2017 - 01:15

Michigan paper creates own Hudson-centric challenge
Hudson Hub-Times
The first person who provide proof of visiting Michigan's 11 Hudsons will win a goodie bag from the Hudson (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce, which includes a "Celebrate Hudson" T-shirt. Wes Boyd, a columnist for the Hudson Post-Gazette, said "I think ...

7 ways Tuesday's election changes Michigan - Bridge Michigan

January 28, 2017 - 15:40

Bridge Michigan

7 ways Tuesday's election changes Michigan
Bridge Michigan
Otherwise, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, fed up with years of gridlock on the issue, promises to take the road question out of legislators' hands and ask the voters to decide it. TOUGH TO BEAT SOMETHING WITH NOTHING: That's an oldie but goodie, ...

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January 27, 2017 CNS Budget - Spartan Newsroom

January 27, 2017 - 13:40

Spartan Newsroom

January 27, 2017 CNS Budget
Spartan Newsroom
We talk to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan League for Public Policy and a Michigan State economist about possible outcomes. By Laina Stebbins. FOR BIG RAPIDS, LAKE COUNTY, GLADWIN, HERALD-REVIEW, GREENVILLE, OCEANA, ...

Businesses gain from stable child care, but what are they doing about it? - Bridge Michigan

January 27, 2017 - 11:46

Bridge Michigan

Businesses gain from stable child care, but what are they doing about it?
Bridge Michigan
Rich Studley, president of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said the organization's members are interested in attracting and keeping good employees, and know that being family-friendly is part of what employers must do. But he added that it's “less ...

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Does infrastructure upgrade include Soo Locks? Only Trump knows - Spartan Newsroom

January 27, 2017 - 11:30

Does infrastructure upgrade include Soo Locks? Only Trump knows
Spartan Newsroom
Improving the locks is also a top priority for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said Rich Studley, the chamber's president and chief executive officer. Improving the locks is “critically important” for Michigan's economy and job growth, Studley said.

Michigan Chamber: Senate energy bill supports customer choice and competition - Bridge Michigan

January 27, 2017 - 11:30

Bridge Michigan

Michigan Chamber: Senate energy bill supports customer choice and competition
Bridge Michigan
Rich Studley is president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which represents 6,700 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce across the state. This letter is in response to the guest commentary from the Mackinac Center ...