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Focus On Tech | Practical Cyber Security for Small Business - WLNS

April 15, 2019 - 03:00
Focus On Tech | Practical Cyber Security for Small Business  WLNS

"This cyber threat represents one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.” Howard Schmidt made this statement ...

Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

April 14, 2019 - 03:00
Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Legislation that state lawmakers in Lansing are considering would raise requirements for how businesses must handle a data breach. The bills would define the ...

Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

April 14, 2019 - 03:00
Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Legislation that state lawmakers in Lansing are considering would raise requirements for how businesses must handle a data breach. The bills would define the ...

Whitmer's first 100 days: 'Like drinking from a fire hose' - The Detroit News

April 10, 2019 - 22:40
Whitmer's first 100 days: 'Like drinking from a fire hose'  The Detroit News

Whitmer is all in on a gas tax increase, vowing to fill potholes despite political landmines with an insistence that has defined her early tenure.

'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting - WSYM-TV

April 9, 2019 - 14:32
'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting  WSYM-TV

Students and schools say it is a “stupid test”, yet millions of your tax dollars are being spent on it. Why? One lawmaker says the reason is the law requires it, and ...

'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting - WXYZ Detroit

April 9, 2019 - 14:00
'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting  WXYZ Detroit

Students and schools say it is a “stupid test”, yet millions of your tax dollars are being spent on it. Why? One lawmaker says the reason is the law requires it, and ...

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 ...