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Hey Lansing, how about getting this tax fix done? - Escanaba Daily Press

August 24, 2017 - 01:03

Hey Lansing, how about getting this tax fix done?
Escanaba Daily Press
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in an interview late last month that he believes a compromise bill could pass this fall, in part because the city has reached a compromise with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a big-spending, pro-business group that ...

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - The News Tribune

August 21, 2017 - 09:02

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The News Tribune
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in an interview late last month that he believes a compromise bill could pass this fall, in part because the city has reached a compromise with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a big-spending, pro-business group that ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Idaho Statesman

August 21, 2017 - 09:02

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Idaho Statesman
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in an interview late last month that he believes a compromise bill could pass this fall, in part because the city has reached a compromise with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a big-spending, pro-business group that ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

August 21, 2017 - 09:02

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in an interview late last month that he believes a compromise bill could pass this fall, in part because the city has reached a compromise with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a big-spending, pro-business group that ...

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Petition for mandatory sick days is back, aiming for 2018 ballot - MLive.com

August 17, 2017 - 15:55

Petition for mandatory sick days is back, aiming for 2018 ballot
MLive.com
In Michigan a city-by-city approach would be impossible, since the Legislature recently passed a bill preempting these types of local ordinance. Past efforts to initiate a statewide paid sick leave have been opposed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce ...

State panel approvals petition aimed at ending gerrymandering - Detroit Free Press

August 17, 2017 - 12:26

Detroit Free Press

State panel approvals petition aimed at ending gerrymandering
Detroit Free Press
Robert LaBrant, senior counsel at the Republican consulting firm the Sterling Corp. and a former Michigan Chamber of Commerce official with extensive involvement with redistricting efforts in Michigan, said in July the proposal gives considerable ...

Kaffer: Hey Lansing, how about get this Detroit tax fix done? - Detroit Free Press

August 17, 2017 - 06:02

Detroit Free Press

Kaffer: Hey Lansing, how about get this Detroit tax fix done?
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said in an interview late last month that he believes a compromise bill could pass this fall, in part because the city has reached a compromise with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a big-spending, pro-business group that ...

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Paid sick time petition back before Michigan board - The Detroit News

August 15, 2017 - 17:02

Paid sick time petition back before Michigan board
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business have criticized previous versions of the proposal and have already spoken out about the pending petition drive. Chamber lobbyist Wendy Block ...

Kaffer: Trouble ahead for the Michigan budget - Detroit Free Press

August 12, 2017 - 06:02

Detroit Free Press

Kaffer: Trouble ahead for the Michigan budget
Detroit Free Press
It's not like we couldn't have seen this one coming. A new report by the nonpartisan Citizens Research Council is forecasting big economic trouble for Michigan, a $2-billion hole baked into the state budget, scheduled to hit by 2022. More: Despite road ...

Physicians Health Plan names Scott Norman as new Vice President of Business Development - WSYM-TV

August 11, 2017 - 13:16

WSYM-TV

Physicians Health Plan names Scott Norman as new Vice President of Business Development
WSYM-TV
He previously served as Priority's VP for Sales and Client Services, responsible for commercial sales and retention, and lead insurance services for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “We are very pleased Scott has joined the PHP management team,” said ...

Chamber announces ATHENA winner - grbj.com

August 10, 2017 - 09:47

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Chamber announces ATHENA winner
grbj.com
A local chamber of commerce has selected a health insurance executive as the recipient of its annual award geared toward women in leadership roles. Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce named Joan Budden, president and CEO of Priority Health, ...

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How to keep a millennial with your company? It ain't the ping-pong table - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

August 7, 2017 - 16:24

How to keep a millennial with your company? It ain't the ping-pong table
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
... change — you have to adjust and evolve to meet that generation's needs and desires," said Wendy Block, senior director of health policy, human resources and business advocacy for the Lansing-based Michigan Chamber of Commerce, herself a Gen Xer.

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How to keep a millennial at your company? It ain't with a ping-pong table - Bridge Michigan

August 7, 2017 - 07:02

How to keep a millennial at your company? It ain't with a ping-pong table
Bridge Michigan
... change — you have to adjust and evolve to meet that generation's needs and desires,” said Wendy Block, senior director of health policy, human resources and business advocacy for the Lansing-based Michigan Chamber of Commerce, herself a Gen Xer.