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Employers seeking clarity on new sick and minimum wage laws - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

February 23, 2019 - 19:20
Employers seeking clarity on new sick and minimum wage laws  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in support of House and Senate ...

Gretchen Whitmer remakes DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gretchen Whitmer remakes DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now - Detroit Free Press

February 20, 2019 - 16:25
Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now  Detroit Free Press

The new order leaves in place two industry dominated-review panels that could overrule department decisions on environmental rules and permits.

Michigan Chamber Encourages Supreme Court Opinion On Paid Sick And Minimum Wage Laws; Says Employers Need Clarity On State Of Law - PRNewswire

February 20, 2019 - 14:46
Michigan Chamber Encourages Supreme Court Opinion On Paid Sick And Minimum Wage Laws; Says Employers Need Clarity On State Of Law  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in support of House and Senate ...

Column: The corporate role in addressing 'the wicked problem' - The Columbus Dispatch

February 20, 2019 - 04:15
Column: The corporate role in addressing 'the wicked problem'  The Columbus Dispatch

If proved true, the recently released allegations against Purdue Pharmaceutical and the Sackler family (its owners) could dramatically change the calculus of ...

Column: The corporate role in addressing the wicked problem - The Columbus Dispatch

February 19, 2019 - 00:01
Column: The corporate role in addressing the wicked problem  The Columbus Dispatch

If proved true, the recently released allegations against Purdue Pharmaceutical and the Sackler family (its owners) could dramatically change the calculus of ...

Peters, Upton slam Trumps emergency declaration - HollandSentinel.com

February 18, 2019 - 19:15
Peters, Upton slam Trumps emergency declaration  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — There was bipartisan criticism Monday morning from federal representatives visiting Holland against President Donald Trump's declaration of a ...

Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure - wjimam.com

February 18, 2019 - 09:51
Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure  wjimam.com

Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Senate OKs Resolution Overturning Whitmer's DEQ Executive Order. State of the.

Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure - wjimam.com

February 18, 2019 - 03:00
Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure  wjimam.com

Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Senate OKs Resolution Overturning Whitmer's DEQ Executive Order. State of the.

Business lobbyists: GOP minimum wage, sick leave law changes were legal ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

February 16, 2019 - 16:02
Business lobbyists: GOP minimum wage, sick leave law changes were legal ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Some of the state's top business lobbyists believe they're in the clear as Attorney General Dana Nessel begins a review of GOP maneuvers last year to water ...

Flashpoint 2/17/19: Michigan State of the State address; Tax filers getting nasty surprises - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

February 16, 2019 - 10:28
Flashpoint 2/17/19: Michigan State of the State address; Tax filers getting nasty surprises  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Here is what to expect on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint: In her first State of the State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discussed critical ...

Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer's environmental agenda fail to see big economic picture ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

February 15, 2019 - 11:33
Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer's environmental agenda fail to see big economic picture ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Republican leaders in the Legislature have pledged to work cooperatively with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on solving the tough issues facing the state.

Whitmer’s Next Move Unclear After Senate Overturns Executive Order On DEQ Restructuring - mitechnews.com

February 15, 2019 - 10:53
Whitmer’s Next Move Unclear After Senate Overturns Executive Order On DEQ Restructuring  mitechnews.com

LANSING – By midday Thursday Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer was faced with a challenge not placed before an occupant of the governor's office in ...

After Republican lawmakers killed Gretchen Whitmer's environmental shakeup, what's next? - Bridge Michigan

February 15, 2019 - 07:21
After Republican lawmakers killed Gretchen Whitmer's environmental shakeup, what's next?  Bridge Michigan

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order to restructure environmental regulation — fulfilling campaign promises to act on Michigan's tainted water ...

Business-backed environmental boards stand despite Whitmer executive order - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

February 15, 2019 - 03:00
Business-backed environmental boards stand despite Whitmer executive order  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

The Republican-led state Legislature has rejected an executive order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that would have abolished a pair of controversial ...

Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order - Markets Insider

February 14, 2019 - 17:23
Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order  Markets Insider

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of ...

Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order - PRNewswire

February 14, 2019 - 17:11
Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of ...

Michigan Republicans move closer to rejecting Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan - Bridge Michigan

February 14, 2019 - 11:01
Michigan Republicans move closer to rejecting Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan  Bridge Michigan

The Senate Oversight Committee approved a resolution to “disapprove” of changes to Michigan's environmental agency. If the full Senate does the same, the ...