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Michigan Senate amends minimum wage increase and paid sick leave in business community win - The Peninsula

November 29, 2018 - 16:45
Michigan Senate amends minimum wage increase and paid sick leave in business community win  The Peninsula

Published on November 29, 2018 by Chris Galford. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. In a move supported by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the state Senate ...

Bill could jeopardize Michigan authority to regulate wetlands - MLive.com

November 28, 2018 - 19:50
Bill could jeopardize Michigan authority to regulate wetlands  MLive.com

Lame duck bill would remove protection from half a million acres, MDEQ estimates.

Bill could jeopardize Michigan authority to regulate wetlands - MLive.com

November 28, 2018 - 19:50
Bill could jeopardize Michigan authority to regulate wetlands  MLive.com

Lame duck bill would remove protection from half a million acres, MDEQ estimates.

Empirical SCOTUS: The strength of precedent is in the justices’ actions, not words - SCOTUSblog

November 28, 2018 - 14:11
Empirical SCOTUS: The strength of precedent is in the justices’ actions, not words  SCOTUSblog

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 2005, Chief Justice John Roberts declared, “Judges have to have the humility to recognize that they operate ...

Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of Legislation To Amend Michigan's Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law - Benzinga

November 28, 2018 - 13:09
Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of Legislation To Amend Michigan's Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law  Benzinga

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of ...

Workshop on Recreational Marijuana for Employers | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC - WHTC News

November 26, 2018 - 08:49
Workshop on Recreational Marijuana for Employers | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC News

HOLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Anyone wondering how employers will be affected by Michigan's new recreational marijuana law can get some questions answered ...

6 issues to watch in Mich. lame-duck Legislature - The Detroit News

November 26, 2018 - 00:42
6 issues to watch in Mich. lame-duck Legislature  The Detroit News

The election is over, but liberal groups are campaigning to discourage Michigan GOP lawmakers from gutting minimum wage and paid sick leave laws.

Why Mich. has largest U.S. legislative turnover - The Detroit News

November 25, 2018 - 23:04
Why Mich. has largest U.S. legislative turnover  The Detroit News

Eight of 38 Michigan senators will return in 2019 due to term limits and a handful of election losses, prompting the biggest U.S. legislative turnover.

Lame Duck Outlook: Biz groups closely watching paid sick leave, minimum wage bills - mibiz.com

November 25, 2018 - 03:00
Lame Duck Outlook: Biz groups closely watching paid sick leave, minimum wage bills  mibiz.com

Bills to scale back new state laws mandating paid sick leave and increasing the minimum wage are top of mind for local and statewide business groups i...

Michigan Cities Rebel Against Voters’ Approval of Legal Weed - PJ Media

November 21, 2018 - 21:17
Michigan Cities Rebel Against Voters’ Approval of Legal Weed  PJ Media

Mark Northrup, the mayor of Hudsonville, a small city in western Michigan, told WOOD-TV that he doesn't want marijuana to be sold in his community, no matter ...

GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power - Midland Reporter-Telegram

November 21, 2018 - 10:42
GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power  Midland Reporter-Telegram

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken ...

Mich. car insurance costs a lot. Dan Gilbert wants to fix it. Don't celebrate. | Opinion - Detroit Free Press

November 21, 2018 - 06:00
Mich. car insurance costs a lot. Dan Gilbert wants to fix it. Don't celebrate. | Opinion  Detroit Free Press

Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert is threatening to fund a ballot initiative that would re-shape car insurance in this state, if the Legislature doesn't knuckle ...

Recreational pot will test workplace policies - The Detroit News

November 20, 2018 - 23:54
Recreational pot will test workplace policies  The Detroit News

Major employers including Detroit's Big Three automakers, DTE Energy Co. and the city of Detroit say despite the passage of Proposal 1 to legalize recreational ...

White House issues rules for the media after it grudgingly reinstates CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass - Business Insider India

November 19, 2018 - 19:06
White House issues rules for the media after it grudgingly reinstates CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass  Business Insider India

The White House has issued rules for the news media in the wake of a dispute between President Donald Trump and CNN correspondent Jim Acosta.

The US and China are giving off bad signals ahead of a crucial meeting between Trump and Xi Jinping - Business Insider India

November 19, 2018 - 17:15
The US and China are giving off bad signals ahead of a crucial meeting between Trump and Xi Jinping  Business Insider India

President Donald Trump is talking up the possibility of progress towards ending the trade war with China. But other parts of the administration are still going after ...

The White House is restoring Jim Acosta's press pass days after a judge ordered it to do so - and CNN is dropping its lawsuit - Business Insider India

November 19, 2018 - 16:35
The White House is restoring Jim Acosta's press pass days after a judge ordered it to do so - and CNN is dropping its lawsuit  Business Insider India

CNN announced Monday that the White House is reinstating reporter Jim Acosta's press pass - three days after a federal judge ordered the administration to do ...

Outgoing GOP state legislatures are cramming through conservative laws before they lose power - Business Insider

November 19, 2018 - 15:50
Outgoing GOP state legislatures are cramming through conservative laws before they lose power  Business Insider

GOP lawmakers in several states are planning to push through last-minute conservative policies before power changes hands in January.

Outgoing GOP state legislatures are cramming through conservative laws before they lose power - INSIDER

November 19, 2018 - 15:48
Outgoing GOP state legislatures are cramming through conservative laws before they lose power  INSIDER

GOP lawmakers in several states are planning to push through last-minute conservative policies before power changes hands in January.

Republican Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power - Fox 2 Detroit

November 19, 2018 - 11:25
Republican Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power  Fox 2 Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken ...

GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power - The Morning Sun

November 19, 2018 - 05:45
GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power  The Morning Sun

LANSING (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing ...