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Mass turnover fuels push for Mich. term limit reform - The Detroit News

October 3, 2017 - 00:07

The Detroit News

Mass turnover fuels push for Mich. term limit reform
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, an influential business group with significant financial resources, is considering a push for an amendment to the state Constitution that would focus on revising term limits. Michigan's law, approved by 59 percent of ...

Mobile stand delivers free produce to Midland's needy - The Detroit News

October 1, 2017 - 22:02

Mobile stand delivers free produce to Midland's needy
The Detroit News
Midland — Midland County has a hunger problem as almost one in three people struggle with food insecurity. But, the county now has an additional option to provide healthy food to those in need — Midland Fresh. Led by Midland Fresh Chair Kurt Faust ...

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In our opinion: Auto insurance reform proposal | Editorials ... - Herald Palladium

October 1, 2017 - 06:06

Crain's Detroit Business

In our opinion: Auto insurance reform proposal | Editorials ...
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After years of sporadic noise about auto insurance reform, a bipartisan contingent of Michigan lawmakers has proposed viable legislation that could lead to ...
Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform | Crain's ...Crain's Detroit Business
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Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform - Crain's Detroit Business

October 1, 2017 - 02:58

The Detroit News

Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform
Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and House Speaker Tom Leonard's sweeping proposed changes to Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system has drawn battle lines in Lansing as lawmakers try again to tackle the state's highest-in-the-nation premiums. Hospitals ...
Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shotThe Detroit News

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Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shot - The Detroit News

September 30, 2017 - 23:07

The Detroit News

Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shot
The Detroit News
Yet groups across the spectrum support the plan, from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to the NAACP. Gov. Rick Snyder's office says he is encouraged by the renewed interest in this issue and that “hopefully this time around we can find a solution.

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan - Livingston Daily

September 28, 2017 - 09:54

Livingston Daily

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan
Livingston Daily
The groups ranged from the NAACP to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, as well as both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature. And they were all there to plead for relief from the nation's highest auto insurance rates.

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Statement Regarding Legislative Term Limits And Government Accountability - PR Newswire (press release)

September 27, 2017 - 18:38

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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Statement Regarding Legislative Term Limits And Government Accountability
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce 2020 Strategic Plan calls on the Michigan Chamber to embrace government accountability. Earlier today, the Chamber's Board of Directors reviewed and ...
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Opposes Three Petition Drives That Are Bad Public Policy And Would Take Our State ...Markets Insider
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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Statement Regarding Legislative Term Limits And Government Accountability - PR Newswire (press release)

September 27, 2017 - 18:38

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Statement Regarding Legislative Term Limits And Government Accountability
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce 2020 Strategic Plan calls on the Michigan Chamber to embrace government accountability. Earlier today, the Chamber's Board of Directors reviewed and ...

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Opposes Three Petition Drives ... - Markets Insider

September 27, 2017 - 17:47

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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Opposes Three Petition Drives ...
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LANSING, Mich., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After careful consideration, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted today ...
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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Opposes Three Petition Drives That Are Bad Public Policy And Would Take Our State ... - PR Newswire (press release)

September 27, 2017 - 17:44

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Opposes Three Petition Drives That Are Bad Public Policy And Would Take Our State ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After careful consideration, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted today to oppose three petition drives that are bad public policy and would take our state in the wrong ...

Chamber producing Medical Innovation Summit downtown - grbj.com

September 27, 2017 - 10:01

Chamber producing Medical Innovation Summit downtown
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On the heels of a new biomedical research center opening downtown, the local chamber plans to host a summit for businesses to learn about medical innovation. The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Medical Innovation Summit from ...

Proposed no-fault reform would include letting drivers choose level of insurance - WZZM

September 26, 2017 - 16:35

WZZM

Proposed no-fault reform would include letting drivers choose level of insurance
WZZM
Rick Studley, President of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce referred to a chart. It shows at CT Scan costing $770 on private insurance and $3250 on no fault. "This overcharging is unfair and has to stop," he said. The plan would also crack down on ...
These auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in MichiganDetroit Free Press
Plan to cut Mich. insurance rates faces Senate hurdles - Detroit NewsThe Detroit News
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Hispanic chamber launches foundation - grbj.com

September 26, 2017 - 13:37

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Hispanic chamber launches foundation
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The Grand Rapids-based West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce produces various events in the region, such as its Business Expo! Photo via fb.com. A local chamber of commerce has formed a foundation that will fund services for Latinos in the ...

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan - Lansing State Journal

September 26, 2017 - 13:12

Lansing State Journal

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan
Lansing State Journal
LANSING — A broad coalition of groups from across Michigan gathered in Lansing Tuesday to announce a package of bills that could reduce auto insurance rates up to 50%. The groups ranged from the NAACP to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to ...

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan - Detroit Free Press

September 26, 2017 - 12:15

Detroit Free Press

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — A broad coalition of groups from across Michigan gathered in Lansing Tuesday to announce a package of bills that could reduce auto insurance rates up to 50%. The groups ranged from the NAACP to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to ...
Duggan, Leonard seek major cut in auto insurance costsThe Detroit News

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Duggan, Leonard seek major cut in auto insurance costs - The Detroit News

September 26, 2017 - 11:33

The Detroit News

Duggan, Leonard seek major cut in auto insurance costs
The Detroit News
... the proposal alongside a broad group of business and community leaders, including Detroit NAACP President Wendell Anthony, trial attorney Mark Berstein, Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser and Michigan Chamber of Commerce CEO Rich ...

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Chamber honors ATHENA winners - grbj.com

September 25, 2017 - 13:24

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Chamber honors ATHENA winners
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The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winner of its ATHENA Young Professional Award and the recipients of five scholarships. At a luncheon last week at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids attended by more than 600 people, the ...

Michigan state worker collective bargaining reforms to spur more fights - Lansing State Journal

September 25, 2017 - 07:23

Lansing State Journal

Michigan state worker collective bargaining reforms to spur more fights
Lansing State Journal
Background: Retired in 2008 as president, CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Appointed: In 2011, by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. Term expires: Dec. 31, 2020. Janet McClelland. Official affiliation: Independent. Background: Retired in 2014 as ...

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Firefighters in Lyon Township battle blaze at Scorpions Motorcycle Club - nbc25news.com

September 22, 2017 - 09:22

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Firefighters in Lyon Township battle blaze at Scorpions Motorcycle Club
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Republican Commissioner Jim Barrett, the former president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, said seniority hours have become "a proxy for fitness and efficiency when that number is unrelated to actual merit." The other GOP commissioner, ...

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New Effort Begins To Raise MI Minimum Wage - News/Talk 94.9 WSJM

September 21, 2017 - 19:01

New Effort Begins To Raise MI Minimum Wage
News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
She told Michigan News Network that even though the Michigan Chamber of Commerce opposes the plan, there are some who think it's a good idea. “We have small businesses that are supporting, and they are operating on business plans where they said, ...