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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 ...

Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws to start Friday under legal cloud - Bridge Michigan

March 26, 2019 - 06:20
Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws to start Friday under legal cloud  Bridge Michigan

Michigan's minimum wage will rise to $9.45 per hour on Friday, the same day new state requirements for employers to offer paid sick leave also take effect.

What's next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to Nessel - Michigan Advance

March 26, 2019 - 01:08
What's next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to Nessel  Michigan Advance

For years, environmentalists have called to shut down a 66-year-old oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. What happens next may be determined by an ...

Biz groups await word on minimum wage, paid sick leave ahead of March 29 deadline - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

March 24, 2019 - 18:46
Biz groups await word on minimum wage, paid sick leave ahead of March 29 deadline  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

State laws raising the minimum wage and setting new requirements on employers for paid sick leave go into effect toward at the end of this week, unless ...

Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate - Petoskey News-Review

March 24, 2019 - 03:00
Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate  Petoskey News-Review

Is it fair to tax some Michiganders' retirement income and not others?

Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9 - mitechnews.com

March 22, 2019 - 12:54
Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9  mitechnews.com

TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9.

Whitmer's plan to raise business tax a hard sell to Michigan Legislature - Bridge Michigan

March 22, 2019 - 06:20
Whitmer's plan to raise business tax a hard sell to Michigan Legislature  Bridge Michigan

The Democratic Michigan governor says the tax increase will likely be offset by tax relief elsewhere. Critics say that's unlikely and warn that higher taxes will ...

Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9 - mitechnews.com

March 22, 2019 - 03:00
Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9  mitechnews.com

TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9.

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 10:32
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Denise Mahoney beside her solar panel that's generated nearly 2 million kilowatts of power in three months. Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian ...

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 10:32
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Denise Mahoney beside her solar panel that's generated nearly 2 million kilowatts of power in three months. Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian ...

Form DEF 14A CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 03 - StreetInsider.com

March 21, 2019 - 09:04
Form DEF 14A CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 03  StreetInsider.com

Preliminary Proxy Statement. ☐. Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2)). ☒. Definitive Proxy Statement. ☐. Definitive ...

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 07:23
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian vacation this winter to a surprise in his mailbox: An annual property tax bill that had jumped $977, or 16 percent ...

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 07:23
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian vacation this winter to a surprise in his mailbox: An annual property tax bill that had jumped $977, or 16 percent ...

Detroit Chamber backs Whitmer's gas tax hike ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

March 20, 2019 - 12:56
Detroit Chamber backs Whitmer's gas tax hike ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's roads tax plan got a warm reception last week at a Detroit Regional Chamber luncheon and now the group is making it official. Gov.

Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmer's funding model - Grand Haven Tribune

March 20, 2019 - 03:00
Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmer's funding model  Grand Haven Tribune

HOLLAND — Local legislators voiced their concerns earlier this week about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's 45-cent gas tax increase, part of her fiscal year 2020 state ...

Restaurant company and university partner on employee scholarships - grbj.com

March 19, 2019 - 16:33
Restaurant company and university partner on employee scholarships  grbj.com

Employees of a restaurant company can receive higher education scholarships through a new partnership. Davenport University has partnered with ...

Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate - Bridge Michigan

March 19, 2019 - 06:15
Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate  Bridge Michigan

Supporters of repealing a 2011 tax on some retirement income say seniors were asked to shoulder more of the state's income tax burden to offset a business tax ...

Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmer's funding model - HollandSentinel.com

March 19, 2019 - 03:00
Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmer's funding model  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Local legislators voiced their concerns on Monday about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's 45-cent gas tax increase, part of her fiscal year 2020 state ...

Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmers funding model - HollandSentinel.com

March 19, 2019 - 03:00
Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmers funding model  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Local legislators voiced their concerns on Monday about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's 45-cent gas tax increase, part of her fiscal year 2020 state ...

Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmers funding model - HollandSentinel.com

March 18, 2019 - 03:00
Ottawa County roads hit hardest by Whitmers funding model  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Local legislators voiced their concerns on Monday about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's 45-cent gas tax increase, part of her fiscal year 2020 state ...