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Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

NFIB rejects Whitmer road-funding plan ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

April 8, 2019 - 11:29
NFIB rejects Whitmer road-funding plan ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

The membership of one of the state's leading small business advocacy groups is vigorously opposed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax ...

Court ruling gives Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future - Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

April 8, 2019 - 03:00
Court ruling gives Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future  Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

A U.S. district judge's ruling that work requirements for Medicaid recipients should not have been approved in Kentucky and Arkansas could lead to a similar ...

Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave - City Pulse

April 4, 2019 - 09:50
Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave  City Pulse

Big projects like SkyVue, he scolded us, generate jobs and tax revenue, yet here we were, complaining about architecture — “of all things.” That throwaway ...

Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave - City Pulse

April 4, 2019 - 03:00
Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave  City Pulse

Big projects like SkyVue, he scolded us, generate jobs and tax revenue, yet here we were, complaining about architecture — “of all things.” That throwaway ...

What's next on Line 5? - City Pulse

April 3, 2019 - 15:34
What's next on Line 5?  City Pulse

The state commission then-Gov. Rick Snyder whipped up last year to grease the wheels for a utility tunnel under the Mackinac Straits is unconstitutional, ...

What's next on Line 5? - City Pulse

April 3, 2019 - 03:00
What's next on Line 5?  City Pulse

The state commission then-Gov. Rick Snyder whipped up last year to grease the wheels for a utility tunnel under the Mackinac Straits is unconstitutional, ...

Rick Haglund: No evidence that Whitmer's business tax hike will hurt jobs - Michigan Advance

March 30, 2019 - 03:53
Rick Haglund: No evidence that Whitmer's business tax hike will hurt jobs  Michigan Advance

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a 6-percent income tax on small businesses in early March, business lobbying groups and Republican lawmakers ...

State's New Minimum Wage And Earned Sick Time Laws Start Friday - WKAR

March 29, 2019 - 17:04
State's New Minimum Wage And Earned Sick Time Laws Start Friday  WKAR

Michigan's new minimum wage and earned sick time laws are scheduled to take effect Friday. But as capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports, the laws are.

Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law - Detroit Free Press

March 29, 2019 - 16:04
Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law  Detroit Free Press

Employees would accrue one day of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked and up to 40 hours per year.

Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law - Detroit Free Press

March 29, 2019 - 15:06
Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law  Detroit Free Press

Employees would accrue one day of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked and up to 40 hours per year.

Court ruling gives Michigan's Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future - Spartan Newsroom

March 29, 2019 - 08:46
Court ruling gives Michigan's Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future  Spartan Newsroom

By ZARIA PHILLIPS Capital News *Service* LANSING — A U.S. district judge's ruling that work requirements for Medicaid recipients should not have been ...

Shirkey 'reviewing options' after AG's Line 5 opinion - Michigan Advance

March 28, 2019 - 13:35
Shirkey 'reviewing options' after AG's Line 5 opinion  Michigan Advance

Republican leaders are considering their options — and some are vowing action — as Michigan's attorney general and governor attempt to halt construction of a ...

Michigan's minimum wage, sick leave laws start Friday amid legal uncertainty - Crain's Detroit Business

March 28, 2019 - 08:53
Michigan's minimum wage, sick leave laws start Friday amid legal uncertainty  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan's minimum wage is set to rise 20 cents to $9.45 per hour Friday after months of political haggling that's expected to continue in court. The $9.25 ...

Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews - The Detroit News

March 28, 2019 - 06:45
Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews  The Detroit News

Despite ongoing legal reviews, some Michigan residents and companies can expect changes in pay and sick leave when two laws take effect on Friday.

Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews - The Detroit News

March 28, 2019 - 03:00
Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews  The Detroit News

Despite ongoing legal reviews, some Michigan residents and companies can expect changes in pay and sick leave when two laws take effect on Friday.

RICHARD SCHMIDT: What should government's role be in economic development? - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate

March 27, 2019 - 17:38
RICHARD SCHMIDT: What should government's role be in economic development? - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the part of a monthly series called “A difference of opinion…” that will pose a question or topic chosen by managing editor Michelle ...

Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts - Watchdog.org

March 27, 2019 - 07:52
Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts  Watchdog.org

Michigan's minimum wage is set to increase from $9.25 to $9.45 an hour on Friday and gradually will be raised to $12.15 by 2030. The Michigan Chamber of ...