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Coal Power, La-Z-Boy, and the Port of Monroe: Is The Michigan County of Monroe the Best Place for a Bank in America? - The Wall Street Transcript

February 13, 2018 - 11:57

Coal Power, La-Z-Boy, and the Port of Monroe: Is The Michigan County of Monroe the Best Place for a Bank in America?
The Wall Street Transcript
He currently serves as Chairman of the Monroe County Business Development Corporation, Chairman of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation, and serves on the boards of the Foundation at Monroe County Community College and the Michigan ...

Michigan's DEQ needs reform. Oversight boards are a common sense solution. - Bridge Michigan

February 10, 2018 - 17:07

Michigan's DEQ needs reform. Oversight boards are a common sense solution.
Bridge Michigan
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Farm Bureau represent thousands of businesses and their families across the state. And like many other citizens who call our pleasant peninsula home, we believe in government transparency and accountability ...

How Businesses Band Together - Texas State University - The University Star

February 9, 2018 - 18:43

How Businesses Band Together
Texas State University - The University Star
And once you're off and running, your business will want to band together, advise administrators at Lansing, Michigan's Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Businesses stick together for all sorts of reasons, from continued networking to government lobbying ...

How Businesses Band Together - Texas State University - The University Star

February 9, 2018 - 18:43

How Businesses Band Together
Texas State University - The University Star
And once you're off and running, your business will want to band together, advise administrators at Lansing, Michigan's Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Businesses stick together for all sorts of reasons, from continued networking to government lobbying ...

Oversight bill heads to House - Ehextra

February 8, 2018 - 23:39

Oversight bill heads to House
Ehextra
Others in support of the bills, Casperson said, included the Farm Bureau, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Businesses and more. “It was clear to us that this was something that clearly just the environmental groups ...

Oversight bill heads to House - Ehextra

February 8, 2018 - 23:39

Oversight bill heads to House
Ehextra
Others in support of the bills, Casperson said, included the Farm Bureau, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Businesses and more. “It was clear to us that this was something that clearly just the environmental groups ...

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DEQ reform will benefit Michigan - The Detroit News

February 7, 2018 - 22:40

The Detroit News

DEQ reform will benefit Michigan
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Farm Bureau represent thousands of businesses and their families across the state. And like many other citizens who call our pleasant peninsula home, we believe in government transparency and accountability ...

Interview with the President and CEO and the EVP, CFO and Director of Risk Management: MBT Financial Corp ... - The Wall Street Transcript

February 2, 2018 - 11:13

Interview with the President and CEO and the EVP, CFO and Director of Risk Management: MBT Financial Corp ...
The Wall Street Transcript
He currently serves as Chairman of the Monroe County Business Development Corporation, Chairman of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation, and serves on the boards of the Foundation at Monroe County Community College and the Michigan ...

Senator wants to defang the 'radical' Michigan DEQ. He just may do so. - Bridge Michigan

February 2, 2018 - 07:10

Bridge Michigan

Senator wants to defang the 'radical' Michigan DEQ. He just may do so.
Bridge Michigan
Casperson has backing from some of the state's biggest industry groups: the Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Manufacturers Association. In testimony to Casperson's committee, Matt Smego, a Farm Bureau lobbyist, said ...

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Oversight panel could kill DEQ rules under Senate-passed bill - MLive.com

January 28, 2018 - 06:37

MLive.com

Oversight panel could kill DEQ rules under Senate-passed bill
MLive.com
The business community likes the idea, which the Michigan Chamber of Commerce says will ensure decisions are "focused on the science rather than personal opinions or politics." Environmental groups and Senate Democrats are aghast, warning that ...

Walberg: Tax cuts benefitting most Americans, businesses - Bedford Now

January 27, 2018 - 09:18

Bedford Now

Walberg: Tax cuts benefitting most Americans, businesses
Bedford Now
“Over 200 businesses are adding 2,500 additional jobs in the state according to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce,” Walberg said. “The stats back this up. These are significant benefit increases that we can reinvest in capital purchases and more ...

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Walberg: Tax cuts benefitting most Americans, businesses - Monroe Evening News

January 27, 2018 - 09:10

Monroe Evening News

Walberg: Tax cuts benefitting most Americans, businesses
Monroe Evening News
The tax cuts and jobs act was one of the hot topics discussed with about 40 citizens at a town hall meeting in Ida Friday.

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Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Strengthen and Improve DEQ Rulemaking - MENAFN.COM

January 26, 2018 - 15:35

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Strengthen and Improve DEQ Rulemaking
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Editorial) LANSING, Mich., Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of much-needed legislation to strengthen and improve administrative ...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Strengthen and Improve DEQ Rulemaking - PR Newswire (press release)

January 26, 2018 - 14:58

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Strengthen and Improve DEQ Rulemaking
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 who employ over one million Michigan residents. The Michigan Chamber represents ...

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Part-time Legislature group misses initial deadline - The Detroit News

January 24, 2018 - 14:52

The Detroit News

Part-time Legislature group misses initial deadline
The Detroit News
The effort is facing opposition from unlikely but powerful allies from business and labor, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Education Association. Chamber CEO Rich Studley and MEA President Paula Herbart met to discuss the ...

Labor woes top survey concerns - grbj.com

January 19, 2018 - 15:31

Labor woes top survey concerns
grbj.com
Michigan Chamber of Commerce webinar · 5x5 Night Muskegon · How To Seek Out Rare Nike Shox Shoes. Results from the annual Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs survey confirm talent and workforce development, as well as parking and ...

Local leaders optimistic about 2018 - Fenton Tri County Times

January 12, 2018 - 13:27

Fenton Tri County Times

Local leaders optimistic about 2018
Fenton Tri County Times
Fenton — Local leaders share an optimistic view of 2018, based on comments made by municipal leaders and business professionals at the annual Chamber Forecast Breakfast on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The event was held at the Fenton Community & Cultural ...

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Lawmaker on local retiree benefits: Don't blame revenue sharing cuts - Observer

January 6, 2018 - 07:10

Lawmaker on local retiree benefits: Don't blame revenue sharing cuts
Observer
Representatives of the National Federation of Independent Business and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce also testified in favor of the legislation, saying that if steps are not taken soon, it will not be a question of if benefits get cut, but when. But ...

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Michigan's minimum wage set to rise on New Year's Day - Michigan Radio

December 30, 2017 - 14:23

Michigan Radio

Michigan's minimum wage set to rise on New Year's Day
Michigan Radio
The state's minimum wage will increase from $8.90 to $9.25. The rate is slightly lower for some trainees and teen workers. Restaurant and other workers who rely on tips will also not be making the new minimum wage. Wendy Block is a spokeswoman with the ...

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Central Michigan University has positive impact on state economy, study finds - The Peninsula

December 29, 2017 - 08:00

Central Michigan University has positive impact on state economy, study finds
The Peninsula
... for medical students and resident physicians; the CMU Research Corp. funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corp.; and the Institute for Excellence in Education, supporting school improvement in 25 states. Michigan has improved economically ...