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Campaign to ban prevailing wage headed to court - WNMU-FM

April 27, 2018 - 15:13

WNMU-FM

Campaign to ban prevailing wage headed to court
WNMU-FM
Non-union builders and some prominent business groups, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, want to outlaw prevailing wage. They launched a petition drive that takes aim at rules adopted by the state and many local governments. Those rules ...

Group Challenges Michigan Redistricting Ballot Initiative - U.S. News & World Report

April 27, 2018 - 12:32

MLive.com

Group Challenges Michigan Redistricting Ballot Initiative
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — A group with ties to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is challenging a 2018 ballot initiative that aims to end political gerrymandering by empowering an independent commission to draw the state's congressional and legislative districts ...
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Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative - The News Tribune

April 27, 2018 - 12:31

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Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative
The News Tribune
A group with ties to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is challenging a 2018 ballot initiative that aims to end political gerrymandering by empowering an independent commission to draw the state's congressional and legislative districts. Citizens ...
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Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative - Beaumont ... - Beaumont Enterprise

April 27, 2018 - 12:29

Beaumont Enterprise

Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative - Beaumont ...
Beaumont Enterprise
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group with ties to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is challenging a 2018 ballot initiative that aims to end political gerrymandering by empowering an independent commission to draw the state's congressional and legislative ...

Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative - San Francisco Chronicle

April 27, 2018 - 12:27

San Francisco Chronicle

Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative
San Francisco Chronicle
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group is challenging a Michigan ballot initiative that aims to end political gerrymandering by empowering an independent commission to draw the state's congressional and legislative districts. Citizens Protecting Michigan's ...

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Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative - Seattle Times

April 27, 2018 - 12:26

Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative
Seattle Times
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group with ties to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is challenging a 2018 ballot initiative that aims to end political gerrymandering by empowering an independent commission to draw the state's congressional and legislative ...

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Do term-limited lawmakers get lazy? - Spartan Newsroom

April 27, 2018 - 09:51

Do term-limited lawmakers get lazy?
Spartan Newsroom
Bob Kosowski, D-Westland, Adam Zemke, D-Ann Arbor, Roger Victory, R-Georgetown Township, and Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway, are running for open Senate seats. Meanwhile, term-limited Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, is running for the U.S. House. In an ...

Campaign To Ban Prevailing Wage Headed To Court - WMUK

April 27, 2018 - 08:35

Campaign To Ban Prevailing Wage Headed To Court
WMUK
Non-union builders and some prominent business groups, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, want to outlaw prevailing wage. They launched a petition drive that takes aim at rules adopted by the state and many local governments. Those rules ...

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A blue wave in Michigan Legislature? Maybe, but don't count on it. - Bridge Michigan

April 26, 2018 - 06:02

Bridge Michigan

A blue wave in Michigan Legislature? Maybe, but don't count on it.
Bridge Michigan
Line 5, the oil pipeline running under the Straits of Mackinac, has been the focus of major sparring between environmental groups and pipeline supporters such as the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Controversy over Line 5, owned and operated by the ...

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Industry experts, lobbyists could help decide DEQ rules - The Detroit News

April 25, 2018 - 15:13

The Detroit News

Industry experts, lobbyists could help decide DEQ rules
The Detroit News
Lansing — Legislation that would put environmental decision-making authority into the hands of a private-sector panel passed out of House committee Wednesday, as lawmakers decided to allow lobbyists and non-Michigan residents to weigh in on the ...

Schuette nets Right to Life endorsement - The Detroit News

April 24, 2018 - 19:27

The Detroit News

Schuette nets Right to Life endorsement
The Detroit News
Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday won a coveted endorsement in the Republican gubernatorial primary. The Right to Life of Michigan Political Action Committee announced its endorsement of Schuette late Tuesday, according to a statement from ...

Facebook comes to downtown Lansing - WILX-TV

April 24, 2018 - 13:39

WILX-TV

Facebook comes to downtown Lansing
WILX-TV
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Facebook was in downtown Lansing on Tuesday to help boost the business of small businesses. A representative from the Small Business department of Facebook addressed the crowd in Lansing to discuss the tools and resources ...

Medicaid work requirement bill heads to debate at the Michigan House - WWMT-TV

April 23, 2018 - 19:52

WWMT-TV

Medicaid work requirement bill heads to debate at the Michigan House
WWMT-TV
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Rich Studley says the work requirements are necessary, too many people are signing up, and too little of the program is funded are among myriad of his concerns. Studley said, “Originally we were told this would be a basic ...

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State legislation to add work requirements to Medicaid - MiBiz

April 22, 2018 - 19:18

MiBiz

State legislation to add work requirements to Medicaid
MiBiz
Wendy Blok, senior director of health policy, human resources and business advocacy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, cited research that indicates as many as 100,000 job openings exist across the state. A Medicaid work requirement could help to ...

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Michigan Senate OKs Medicaid work requirement - The Detroit News

April 19, 2018 - 13:47

The Detroit News

Michigan Senate OKs Medicaid work requirement
The Detroit News
“Should a single mom who's working 28 hours a week be penalized because that's all her employer would give her?” Warren asked. The Medicaid work requirements are projected to cost the state about $20 million to $30 million a year in administrative ...

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DeWeese seeks political comeback - City Pulse

April 19, 2018 - 11:24

City Pulse

DeWeese seeks political comeback
City Pulse
“I fought for prevailing wage,” DeWeese said, even though the Michigan Chamber of Commerce “was just livid with me and the governor as well,” referring to John Engler, now the interim president of Michigan State University. “I didn't even know what ...

Optimism grows that Michigan voters will decide pot, redistricting questions - Bridge Michigan

April 19, 2018 - 06:20

Bridge Michigan

Optimism grows that Michigan voters will decide pot, redistricting questions
Bridge Michigan
Critics, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, say the proposal would alter the balance of power at the Capitol. Some business leaders say Michigan's legislative term limits need to be revisited — possibly extended or even eliminated — to ...

Industry panels might decide environmental rules - The Detroit News

April 18, 2018 - 18:37

The Detroit News

Industry panels might decide environmental rules
The Detroit News
Representatives from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Farm Bureau and Michigan Manufacturing Association spoke in support of the bill. The farm bureau echoed comments submitted to the Senate last year that said the bill would give ...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Supports Commonsense Medicaid Work Search Requirements - WLNS

April 18, 2018 - 15:36

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Supports Commonsense Medicaid Work Search Requirements
WLNS
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Supports Commonsense Medicaid Work Search. Requirements. LANSING, Mich., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan. Chamber of Commerce today applauded the Senate Competitiveness. Committee's vote on key ...
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