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GRBJ: Americans holding off on retirement - WZZM13.com

March 4, 2019 - 07:20
GRBJ: Americans holding off on retirement  WZZM13.com

Americans age 55 and older are remaining in or rejoining the workforce, the data show. In 2018, there were 176,608 jobs in West Michigan (all 13 counties) that ...

Michigan businesses to Whitmer: Focus on talent, stay consistent on taxes - Bridge Michigan

March 4, 2019 - 06:15
Michigan businesses to Whitmer: Focus on talent, stay consistent on taxes  Bridge Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited local chambers of commerce and small businesses to promote her administration's policy vision. Here's what businesses want to ...

Michigan Governor Defends Proposed Gas Tax Increase - WDIO

March 4, 2019 - 03:00
Michigan Governor Defends Proposed Gas Tax Increase  WDIO

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is defending her decision to propose a 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax increase after she once called her Republican gubernatorial ...

Michigan Governor Defends Proposed Gas Tax Increase - WDIO

March 4, 2019 - 03:00
Michigan Governor Defends Proposed Gas Tax Increase  WDIO

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is defending her decision to propose a 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax increase after she once called her Republican gubernatorial ...

Davies urges legislators to reconsider higher education funding - Central Michigan Life

March 4, 2019 - 03:00
Davies urges legislators to reconsider higher education funding  Central Michigan Life

President Davies urged lawmakers to find a higher education funding formula that supports all Michigan universities equally.

Lower, Outman focus on future septic systems legislation - Greenville Daily News

March 4, 2019 - 03:00
Lower, Outman focus on future septic systems legislation  Greenville Daily News

LANSING — When it comes to the issue of better regulating septic systems and eradicating E. coli from Michigan's rivers, lakes and streams, legislatively, little ...

'Sanctuary cities,' lobbyist 'revolving door' among 400+ new bills in Michigan Legislature ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

March 2, 2019 - 09:12
'Sanctuary cities,' lobbyist 'revolving door' among 400+ new bills in Michigan Legislature ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Just two months into their term, members of the 100th Michigan Legislature have already introduced more than 400 bills, including those that seek to end the ...

SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources - Grand Haven Tribune

March 1, 2019 - 16:07
SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources  Grand Haven Tribune

If you seek a beautiful peninsula, look about you” — State of Michigan motto I'm afraid that if we don't take action, and take action very soon, we.

SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources - Grand Haven Tribune

March 1, 2019 - 16:07
SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources  Grand Haven Tribune

If you seek a beautiful peninsula, look about you” — State of Michigan motto I'm afraid that if we don't take action, and take action very soon, we.

SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources - Grand Haven Tribune

March 1, 2019 - 16:07
SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources  Grand Haven Tribune

If you seek a beautiful peninsula, look about you” — State of Michigan motto I'm afraid that if we don't take action, and take action very soon, we.

Americans holding off on retirement | 2019-03-01 | Grand Rapids Business Journal - grbj.com

March 1, 2019 - 15:34
Americans holding off on retirement | 2019-03-01 | Grand Rapids Business Journal  grbj.com

Americans age 55 and older are remaining in or rejoining the workforce, the data show. In 2018, there were 176608 jobs in West Michigan (all 13 counties) that ...

500 still owed money after Michigan unemployment system fiasco - Michigan Advance

March 1, 2019 - 14:35
500 still owed money after Michigan unemployment system fiasco  Michigan Advance

The state has still not repaid roughly 500 people who were wrongfully flagged as having committed unemployment insurance fraud between 2013 and 2015, ...

Michigan environment roundup: PFAS found in 119 Michigan water systems - Bridge Michigan

February 28, 2019 - 06:10
Michigan environment roundup: PFAS found in 119 Michigan water systems  Bridge Michigan

The latest can't-miss journalism about Michigan's natural resources.

Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Grand Haven Tribune

February 27, 2019 - 07:11
Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Grand Haven Tribune

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is trying again to reshuffle the state's environmental department to move quicker to respond to water contamination and ...

Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - grandhaventribune.com

February 27, 2019 - 07:11
Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  grandhaventribune.com

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is trying again to reshuffle the state's environmental department to move quicker to respond to water contamination and ...

AG Nessel asked for input on if the new Line 5 tunnel authority is constitutional. Here's what she got - MLive.com

February 27, 2019 - 05:30
AG Nessel asked for input on if the new Line 5 tunnel authority is constitutional. Here's what she got  MLive.com

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and environmental groups are on opposite sides of a new law that paved the way for a tunnel around Line 5 pipeline ...

Detroit Policy Conference 2019 Streaming LIVE - Detroit PBS - One Detroit

February 27, 2019 - 03:00
Detroit Policy Conference 2019 Streaming LIVE  Detroit PBS - One Detroit

Watch The Detroit Regional Chamber's 2019 Detroit Policy Conference streaming live from the Sound Board of the MotorCity Casino Hotel Thursday, February ...