Chamber in the News

Marijuana legalized in Michigan, but group plans to keep fighting it - Detroit Free Press

November 7, 2018 - 15:44
Marijuana legalized in Michigan, but group plans to keep fighting it  Detroit Free Press

A day after Michigan voters legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, a group opposed to the proposal is vowing to fight the law and to urge local ...

One woman's Facebook post leads to Michigan vote against gerrymandering - Bridge Michigan

November 7, 2018 - 11:22
One woman's Facebook post leads to Michigan vote against gerrymandering  Bridge Michigan

Two days after the 2016 elections, 27-year-old Katie Fahey's social world was roiling with fury. Sitting in her kitchen in West Michigan, Fahey logged into her ...

Progressives Win on Medicaid Expansion, Public Education, and Voting Rights Through Ballot Initiatives - The Intercept

November 7, 2018 - 07:26
Progressives Win on Medicaid Expansion, Public Education, and Voting Rights Through Ballot Initiatives  The Intercept

In other states, progressive ballot initiatives on issues like criminal justice reform and a nurse-to-patient ratio flopped.

Letters: Other views on cell service, schools - The Detroit News

November 7, 2018 - 03:00
Letters: Other views on cell service, schools  The Detroit News

"The Michigan Chamber has worked with local governments in securing billions of dollars to fix the roads."

Gerrymandered no more: Michigan approves redistricting reform - Detroit Metro Times

November 7, 2018 - 01:10
Gerrymandered no more: Michigan approves redistricting reform  Detroit Metro Times

Michigan voters have approved Proposal 2, the first step in ending the shady political practice known as "gerrymandering," or rigging elections with unfairly ...

Letter: Keep Michigan pure; vote no on Prop 1 - HollandSentinel.com

November 3, 2018 - 03:00
Letter: Keep Michigan pure; vote no on Prop 1  HollandSentinel.com

Pure Michigan,” on billboards across the state, in magazines across the nation, a slogan we embraced, may go up in “smoke.”Some fear if recreational ...

ELECTION 18: LaSata, Haight vie for 21st senate seat - Sturgis Journal

November 3, 2018 - 03:00
ELECTION 18: LaSata, Haight vie for 21st senate seat  Sturgis Journal

The candidates hoping to replace term-limited John Proos and represent the 21st State Senate District said they clearly understand what it will take to be an ...

State, local proposals on the ballot - Clare County Review

November 2, 2018 - 08:47
State, local proposals on the ballot  Clare County Review

November 2, 2018. By Pat Maurer Correspondent. Voters at the polls November 6th will decide on three State proposals and three millage renewals for Clare ...

Recreational marijuana: Yea or Nay? - Midland Daily News

November 1, 2018 - 03:00
Recreational marijuana: Yea or Nay?  Midland Daily News

Having approved medical marijuana in 2008, Michigan voters now have the option to approve the use of recreational marijuana when they head to the polls on ...

Redistricting plan seeks fair voting boundaries, but foes say it worsens problems - The Detroit News

November 1, 2018 - 03:00
Redistricting plan seeks fair voting boundaries, but foes say it worsens problems  The Detroit News

Of the three ballot initiatives voters will consider Tuesday, perhaps none has been more hotly contested or more closely watched than Proposal 2. The proposed ...

Michigan Proposal 2 redistricting group defends dark money as fighting fire with fire - Bridge Michigan

November 1, 2018 - 03:00
Michigan Proposal 2 redistricting group defends dark money as fighting fire with fire  Bridge Michigan

Organizers behind Proposal 2 have long portrayed themselves as a bipartisan coalition fueled by a grassroots army bent on reforming Michigan's redistricting ...

Economic Competitiveness Study Sees Michigan Muscling Towards Top - PR Newswire

October 31, 2018 - 07:11
Economic Competitiveness Study Sees Michigan Muscling Towards Top  PR Newswire

MIDLAND, Mich., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest economic study analyzing Michigan against the other 49 states, the Wolverine State continues to ...

Here's who has endorsed the 2018 Michigan Attorney General candidates - Bridge Michigan

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
Here's who has endorsed the 2018 Michigan Attorney General candidates  Bridge Michigan

Republican Tom Leonard was endorsed law enforcement organizations and business groups. Democrat Dana Nessel has been endorsed by labor unions and ...

Here's who endorsed the 2018 Michigan governor candidates - Bridge Michigan

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
Here's who endorsed the 2018 Michigan governor candidates  Bridge Michigan

After Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer won their respective primary races for governor, one political science professor told Bridge that ...

2018 Voter Guide: Governor's Race - WDET

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
2018 Voter Guide: Governor's Race  WDET

Michigan voters will be electing a new governor on Nov. 6. Learn more about the candidates' backgrounds, stances and what they hope to accomplish in office.

Michigan 2018 Election Guide: Proposals | Local News - Detroit Metro Times

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
Michigan 2018 Election Guide: Proposals | Local News  Detroit Metro Times

Three proposals will appear on the nonpartisan section of the ballot. One would legalize recreational marijuana and the others would help strengthen our ...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette running for Governor - Petoskey News-Review

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette running for Governor  Petoskey News-Review

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has his sights on a new career as Michigan's governor running as a Republican candidate with a campaign promising ...

Governor Synder appoints two new members to Board of Trustees - Oaklandpostonline

October 31, 2018 - 03:00
Governor Synder appoints two new members to Board of Trustees  Oaklandpostonline

Two new members of the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) were appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder last week. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Dennis ...

Care Giving - Wilma - November 2018 - Wilmington, NC - Wilma Magazine

October 30, 2018 - 12:17
Care Giving - Wilma - November 2018 - Wilmington, NC  Wilma Magazine

Ann Lareau has thirty years' experience helping families understand and care for their loved ones who suffer from Alzheimer's disease.

Chamber leader comments on state proposals, candidates - Monroe Evening News

October 30, 2018 - 03:00
Chamber leader comments on state proposals, candidates  Monroe Evening News

Rich Studley, CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, spoke in Monroe Monday.