Chamber in the News

Hotlines 6/23/19 | Newspaper Hot lines | tctimes.com - Fenton Tri County Times

June 21, 2019 - 13:19
Hotlines 6/23/19 | Newspaper Hot lines | tctimes.com  Fenton Tri County Times

You dislike roundabouts because you're a bad driver. Please just avoid them so those of us who are competent drivers don't have to deal with your lack of skills.

Michigan business groups to Legislature: Fix roads funding before you go on vacation - Crain's Detroit Business

June 21, 2019 - 08:28
Michigan business groups to Legislature: Fix roads funding before you go on vacation  Crain's Detroit Business

Coalition of Michigan business groups call for "multi-year investment of billions of new dollars"; Whitmer's plan for 45-cents-per-gallon gas tax has failed to gain ...

Groups call on Legislature to continue work on budget, roads, revenue - Michigan Advance

June 21, 2019 - 03:00
Groups call on Legislature to continue work on budget, roads, revenue  Michigan Advance

The GOP-led Michigan House and Senate have passed versions of the fiscal year 2020 budget far apart from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal for ...

AG's office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage, sick leave ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

June 20, 2019 - 10:21
AG's office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage, sick leave ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Attorney General Dana Nessel's office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that the ...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan deserves great schools and roads. It's time for a graduated income tax. ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

June 19, 2019 - 02:45
Susan J. Demas: Michigan deserves great schools and roads. It's time for a graduated income tax. ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

It's been more than 100 days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer came up with the most business-friendly solution to fix the roads and start to repair schools. Lt. Gov.

Guide for medical marijuana licenses | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

June 18, 2019 - 12:01
Guide for medical marijuana licenses | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN — A scoring system soon will be adopted to evaluate applications for a limited number of medical marijuana licenses being made available in ...

Michigan LGBTQ community still waiting for business leaders to step up ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

June 16, 2019 - 01:26
Michigan LGBTQ community still waiting for business leaders to step up ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the most recent push to amend Michigan's civil rights act to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, she pitched it ...

Poll: Strong support for graduated income tax - Michigan Advance

June 15, 2019 - 03:04
Poll: Strong support for graduated income tax  Michigan Advance

A new statewide poll shows that three-quarters of Michiganders support a graduated tax system in which the wealthy would pay more. The poll from national ...

Shock Poll: Amash Down 16 Points in Republican Primary - Reason

June 12, 2019 - 10:20
Shock Poll: Amash Down 16 Points in Republican Primary  Reason

First survey since the libertarian's impeachment comments shows big lead for pro-Trump challenger.

Gretchen Whitmer on Census: Get counted or lose money, clout for Michigan - Bridge Michigan

June 11, 2019 - 15:16
Gretchen Whitmer on Census: Get counted or lose money, clout for Michigan  Bridge Michigan

Governor signs executive order creating Census committee to better reach undercounted communities.

Unions put pressure on Whitmer on Line 5 construction, refinery jobs - Crain's Detroit Business

June 10, 2019 - 21:17
Unions put pressure on Whitmer on Line 5 construction, refinery jobs  Crain's Detroit Business

Two labor unions are pressuring Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to support Enbridge Energy Co.'s Line 5 tunnel project — and warning the Democratic governor of ...

Ease path to scholarships after schooling - Crain's Detroit Business

June 9, 2019 - 06:18
Ease path to scholarships after schooling  Crain's Detroit Business

Virtually every sector of Michigan's leadership network is now acutely aware of the growing crisis of student debt and its negative impact on our economy.

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD: Bills would force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales tax - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

June 9, 2019 - 03:00
LEVEL PLAYING FIELD: Bills would force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales tax  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Shoppers often visit Great Northern Trading Co. to look around and ask about products. Many visitors to the Rockford-based home decor and gift store also pull ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal - Bedford Now

June 8, 2019 - 18:52
Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal  Bedford Now

Enbridge Inc. said Thursday it will go to court after failing to strike a deal with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on building an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal - The Daily Telegram

June 8, 2019 - 18:49
Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal  The Daily Telegram

Enbridge Inc. said Thursday it will go to court after failing to strike a deal with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on building an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal - Cheboygan Daily Tribune

June 8, 2019 - 08:20
Enbridge seeks court ruling on pipeline deal  Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Enbridge Inc. said Thursday it will go to court after failing to strike a deal with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on building an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal - Daily Journal

June 7, 2019 - 19:49
Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal  Daily Journal

Enbridge Inc. is asking a Michigan court to rule on the legality of an agreement it reached with former Gov. Rick Snyder to build an oil pipeline beneath the ...

Whitmer Renames, Reshuffles Economic Agencies; Names New Director - mitechnews.com

June 7, 2019 - 17:44
Whitmer Renames, Reshuffles Economic Agencies; Names New Director  mitechnews.com

LANSING – A dramatic reorganization of the state's economic development and worker protection functions ordered Thursday by Governor Gretchen Whitmer ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal - Sentinel-Standard

June 7, 2019 - 15:21
Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal  Sentinel-Standard

TRAVERSE CITY — Enbridge Inc. said Thursday it will go to court after failing to strike a deal with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on building an oil pipeline ...

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal - HollandSentinel.com

June 7, 2019 - 13:00
Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal  HollandSentinel.com

TRAVERSE CITY — Enbridge Inc. said Thursday it will go to court after failing to strike a deal with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on building an oil pipeline ...