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Mark Davidoff Elected Chair of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2018 - Markets Insider

November 1, 2017 - 13:01

Markets Insider

Mark Davidoff Elected Chair of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2018
Markets Insider
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,400 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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Mark Davidoff Elected Chair of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2018 - PR Newswire (press release)

November 1, 2017 - 12:35

PR Newswire (press release)

Mark Davidoff Elected Chair of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2018
PR Newswire (press release)
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,400 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 ...

Quicken, Lear and DTE lobbying for auto insurance reform - Crain's Detroit Business

November 1, 2017 - 06:28

Crain's Detroit Business

Quicken, Lear and DTE lobbying for auto insurance reform
Crain's Detroit Business
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has been actively lobbying for weeks in favor of House Bill 5013. “When you mandate that everyone purchase unlimited medical benefits and then as a practical matter there are few or no restraints on those benefits, ...

Chamber speaker discusses cost of potential 2018 ballot issues - Monroe Evening News

October 31, 2017 - 16:31

Monroe Evening News

Chamber speaker discusses cost of potential 2018 ballot issues
Monroe Evening News
Wendy Block from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the chamber is opposed to all three proposals because of the costly effects the changes in state law would have on businesses. “Many people would say why do employers care?” she told more ...

Dick and Betsy DeVos continue to make political donations, despite pledging not to - WZZM

October 30, 2017 - 15:49

WZZM

Dick and Betsy DeVos continue to make political donations, despite pledging not to
WZZM
State records show that West Michigan billionaire Dick DeVos has made two contributions this year to political action committees. The Detroit News reports that Dick DeVos made donations of several thousand dollars to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce ...

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Husband's donations cloud Betsy DeVos' pledge - The Detroit News

October 30, 2017 - 00:11

The Detroit News

Husband's donations cloud Betsy DeVos' pledge
The Detroit News
State disclosure records show Dick DeVos contributed $3,000 to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce PAC on April 20 and $2,000 to the Friends of West Michigan Business Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce PAC on July 24. Both PACs have since ...

Hispanic chamber issues RFP for gala - grbj.com

October 27, 2017 - 13:29

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Hispanic chamber issues RFP for gala
grbj.com
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has issued a request for proposals for a paid event coordinator position for its annual fundraiser gala. The Grand Rapids-based chamber sent out an email on yesterday, asking for RFPs for the contractor ...

Term-limited legislators use lawmaking to keep a closer hold on policy implementation - USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

October 27, 2017 - 06:00

Term-limited legislators use lawmaking to keep a closer hold on policy implementation
USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)
In September 2017, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce announced it is considering a constitutional amendment to modify Michigan's legislative term limits laws through the initiative process in the fall 2018 state election. With a two-term limit for state ...

House panel plans to overhaul jobless insurance agency - The Detroit News

October 26, 2017 - 13:04

The Detroit News

House panel plans to overhaul jobless insurance agency
The Detroit News
Lansing — A state House committee plans to vote next week on an eight-bill package aimed at overhauling how the state's Unemployment Insurance Agency deals with fraud, the panel's chairman said Thursday. The state has admitted to making nearly ...

Don't be Fooled by Fake Auto Insurance Reform, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce - MENAFN.COM

October 26, 2017 - 12:58

MENAFN.COM

Don't be Fooled by Fake Auto Insurance Reform, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Editorial) LANSING, Mich., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued a statement warning lawmakers not to be fooled by phony auto insurance reform proposals being supported by ...

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Don't be Fooled by Fake Auto Insurance Reform, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce - PR Newswire (press release)

October 26, 2017 - 10:47

Don't be Fooled by Fake Auto Insurance Reform, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued a statement warning lawmakers not to be fooled by phony auto insurance reform proposals being supported by ambulance-chasing personal ...

Films as election-year campaign tools - Jacksonville Journal Courier

October 26, 2017 - 01:45

Jacksonville Journal Courier

Films as election-year campaign tools
Jacksonville Journal Courier
Michigan Chamber of Commerce (1990) the government would have the power to ban books if they contained “even one sentence expressly advocating the election or defeat of a candidate and were published or distributed by a corporation or union.”.

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Michigan Chamber voices support of legislative reform package for unemployment insurance - The Peninsula

October 25, 2017 - 08:35

The Peninsula

Michigan Chamber voices support of legislative reform package for unemployment insurance
The Peninsula
Published on October 25, 2017 by Chris Galford. A new package of reform legislation introduced to the State House last week has gained the support of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for its efforts to reform the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA).

Proposed bill would prevent creation of rules more strict than federal regulations - Great Lakes Echo

October 24, 2017 - 01:13

Great Lakes Echo

Proposed bill would prevent creation of rules more strict than federal regulations
Great Lakes Echo
“This is a good bill with a good purpose,” said Jason Geer, the director of energy and environmental policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “It will help ensure Michigan is not overregulated.” It's the third time in six years that the legislation ...

Proposed bill would prevent creation of rules more strict than federal regulations - Great Lakes Echo

October 24, 2017 - 01:13

Great Lakes Echo

Proposed bill would prevent creation of rules more strict than federal regulations
Great Lakes Echo
“This is a good bill with a good purpose,” said Jason Geer, the director of energy and environmental policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “It will help ensure Michigan is not overregulated.” It's the third time in six years that the legislation ...

Giving up GPA rankings, schools create a path to mediocrity | Reader feedback - Detroit Free Press

October 21, 2017 - 06:45

Detroit Free Press

Giving up GPA rankings, schools create a path to mediocrity | Reader feedback
Detroit Free Press
This small number does not suggest any scope for the savings of $1 billion per year quoted by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce from the proposed House legislation. A more useful statistic would be a comparison of the actual cash value of these excess ...

Doug Spade and Mike Clement: Do you buy auto insurance reform? - The Daily Telegram

October 20, 2017 - 09:54

The Daily Telegram

Doug Spade and Mike Clement: Do you buy auto insurance reform?
The Daily Telegram
A majority of lawmakers have cold feet too, despite Michigan Chamber of Commerce President Rich Studley, who led the charge for those two failed ballot issues of the '90s, issuing the clarion call, “Not next month. Not next year. But right now ...

Letter: No-fault costs begin with insurers - The Detroit News

October 19, 2017 - 22:52

The Detroit News

Letter: No-fault costs begin with insurers
The Detroit News
In a letter to the editor (Oct. 6), the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's Wendy Block places blame everywhere but on the insurers themselves for Michigan's overly high auto insurance costs. While lawmakers should absolutely look for ways to stop fraud and ...

Chamber names EPIC Award winners - grbj.com

October 19, 2017 - 13:31

grbj.com

Chamber names EPIC Award winners
grbj.com
A local chamber of commerce has honored a group of entrepreneurs and nonprofits for making a difference in the community. At an event last night at 20 Monroe Live, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce announced winners in seven categories for ...