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Chamber producing West Michigan CEO Summit | 2019-05-30 - grbj.com

May 30, 2019 - 03:00
Chamber producing West Michigan CEO Summit | 2019-05-30  grbj.com

The Grand Rapids Chamber is hosting a summit for business leaders. The West Michigan CEO Summit, geared toward top executives and managers, is meant ...

Pressure mounts for road funding fix as GOP leaders preach patience - The Detroit News

May 30, 2019 - 03:00
Pressure mounts for road funding fix as GOP leaders preach patience  The Detroit News

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to reach a road funding pact with legislators this summer, but the GOP chamber leaders aren't committing to a timeline.

Michigan lobbyist for polluter wrote law easing toxic cleanups, emails show - Bridge Michigan

May 29, 2019 - 17:55
Michigan lobbyist for polluter wrote law easing toxic cleanups, emails show  Bridge Michigan

Emails uncovered by FOIA show a Lansing lobbyist wrote a law to weaken pollution cleanup standards, months after negotiating a lawsuit settlement with a ...

Nessel: I ran on shutting down Line 5 and I'll do it without a deal by June - Michigan Advance

May 29, 2019 - 17:28
Nessel: I ran on shutting down Line 5 and I'll do it without a deal by June  Michigan Advance

Attorney General Dana Nessel told the Michigan Advance on Wednesday that safety concerns about the oil pipeline running under the Straits of Mackinac was ...

Skubick: Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders still far apart on road fix money - WLNS

May 29, 2019 - 14:08
Skubick: Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders still far apart on road fix money  WLNS

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is hoping to transfer the bi-partisan momentum on no-fault car insurance to her efforts to fix the roads.

Nessel vows to act to shut Line 5 by end of June unless Whitmer gets pact - The Detroit News

May 29, 2019 - 11:24
Nessel vows to act to shut Line 5 by end of June unless Whitmer gets pact  The Detroit News

Mackinac Island — Attorney General Dana Nessel said Wednesday she will act by the end of June to shut Enbridge's Line 5 oil pipeline beneath the Straits of ...

Nessel vows to move on shutting down Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline in 30 days - Crain's Detroit Business

May 29, 2019 - 08:16
Nessel vows to move on shutting down Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline in 30 days  Crain's Detroit Business

MACKINAC ISLAND — Attorney General Dana Nessel said Tuesday that she will take legal action to shut down Enbridge Energy's controversial Line 5 within 30 ...

Ruling favors regulation of short-term rentals - Herald Palladium

May 29, 2019 - 06:00
Ruling favors regulation of short-term rentals  Herald Palladium

LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled against homeowners seeking to maintain a short-term vacation rental in a residential neighborhood, ...

Can Whitmer parlay no-fault kumbaya into a roads deal? - Crain's Detroit Business

May 29, 2019 - 03:00
Can Whitmer parlay no-fault kumbaya into a roads deal?  Crain's Detroit Business

MACKINAC ISLAND — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is trying to capitalize on a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation in Lansing to get a road funding deal as she ...

Skubick: Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders still far apart on road fix money - WLNS

May 29, 2019 - 03:00
Skubick: Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders still far apart on road fix money  WLNS

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is hoping to transfer the bi-partisan momentum on no-fault car insurance to her efforts to fix the roads.

Opinion: In business, consider the long term - The Detroit News

May 28, 2019 - 22:18
Opinion: In business, consider the long term  The Detroit News

Michigan businesses like Dow have a vital role to play, Fitterling writes.

What is on tap and what to look for during the Mackinac Policy Conference - UpNorthLive.com

May 28, 2019 - 17:58
What is on tap and what to look for during the Mackinac Policy Conference  UpNorthLive.com

The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Mackinac Policy Conference kicked off Tuesday bringing the who's who of Michigan politics, business, ...

What is on tap and what to look for during the Mackinac Policy Conference - WWMT-TV

May 28, 2019 - 17:58
What is on tap and what to look for during the Mackinac Policy Conference  WWMT-TV

The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Mackinac Policy Conference kicked off Tuesday bringing the who's who of Michigan politics, business, ...

Michigan's top power players as Lansing insiders see them — and how they wield that influence - Crain's Detroit Business

May 28, 2019 - 13:00
Michigan's top power players as Lansing insiders see them — and how they wield that influence  Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan used his clout with House Republicans in November 2017 to craft an auto insurance reform plan that went down in flames at the ...

Michigan Chamber: 'Wishful thinking' won't fix crumbling roads - The Detroit News

May 28, 2019 - 10:47
Michigan Chamber: 'Wishful thinking' won't fix crumbling roads  The Detroit News

Business, local government and road builder groups renewed calls for lawmakers to work with Gov. Whitmer on a long-term road funding solution.

Whitmer: Road funding solution 'next up' after no-fault reforms - The Detroit News

May 28, 2019 - 03:00
Whitmer: Road funding solution 'next up' after no-fault reforms  The Detroit News

Mackinac Island — Just days after the Legislature passed historic no-fault auto reform, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is challenging GOP House and Senate leaders to ...

Whitmer: Care for injured drivers will 'still be there' - Crain's Detroit Business

May 28, 2019 - 03:00
Whitmer: Care for injured drivers will 'still be there'  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan governor defends pending overhaul of state's auto insurance law; She plans to sign the legislation as soon as this week; Initial GOP-backed bills and ...

Michigan lawmakers have 'window of opportunity' to tackle road funding this year, business leaders say - MLive.com

May 28, 2019 - 03:00
Michigan lawmakers have 'window of opportunity' to tackle road funding this year, business leaders say  MLive.com

Now that lawmakers have reached a deal on auto insurance, it's time for them to get cracking on a road funding solution, Michigan business and local ...