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SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources - Grand Haven Tribune

March 1, 2019 - 16:07
SMITH: Make Michigan the best in quality of water, use of natural resources  Grand Haven Tribune

If you seek a beautiful peninsula, look about you” — State of Michigan motto I'm afraid that if we don't take action, and take action very soon, we.

Americans holding off on retirement | 2019-03-01 | Grand Rapids Business Journal - grbj.com

March 1, 2019 - 15:34
Americans holding off on retirement | 2019-03-01 | Grand Rapids Business Journal  grbj.com

Americans age 55 and older are remaining in or rejoining the workforce, the data show. In 2018, there were 176608 jobs in West Michigan (all 13 counties) that ...

500 still owed money after Michigan unemployment system fiasco - Michigan Advance

March 1, 2019 - 14:35
500 still owed money after Michigan unemployment system fiasco  Michigan Advance

The state has still not repaid roughly 500 people who were wrongfully flagged as having committed unemployment insurance fraud between 2013 and 2015, ...

Michigan environment roundup: PFAS found in 119 Michigan water systems - Bridge Michigan

February 28, 2019 - 06:10
Michigan environment roundup: PFAS found in 119 Michigan water systems  Bridge Michigan

The latest can't-miss journalism about Michigan's natural resources.

Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Grand Haven Tribune

February 27, 2019 - 07:11
Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Grand Haven Tribune

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is trying again to reshuffle the state's environmental department to move quicker to respond to water contamination and ...

Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - grandhaventribune.com

February 27, 2019 - 07:11
Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  grandhaventribune.com

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is trying again to reshuffle the state's environmental department to move quicker to respond to water contamination and ...

AG Nessel asked for input on if the new Line 5 tunnel authority is constitutional. Here's what she got - MLive.com

February 27, 2019 - 05:30
AG Nessel asked for input on if the new Line 5 tunnel authority is constitutional. Here's what she got  MLive.com

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and environmental groups are on opposite sides of a new law that paved the way for a tunnel around Line 5 pipeline ...

Detroit Policy Conference 2019 Streaming LIVE - Detroit PBS - One Detroit

February 27, 2019 - 03:00
Detroit Policy Conference 2019 Streaming LIVE  Detroit PBS - One Detroit

Watch The Detroit Regional Chamber's 2019 Detroit Policy Conference streaming live from the Sound Board of the MotorCity Casino Hotel Thursday, February ...

Employers seeking clarity on new sick and minimum wage laws - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

February 23, 2019 - 19:20
Employers seeking clarity on new sick and minimum wage laws  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in support of House and Senate ...

Gretchen Whitmer remakes DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gretchen Whitmer remakes DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact - Bridge Michigan

February 20, 2019 - 17:53
Gretchen Whitmer remakes Michigan DEQ again, but leaves oversight panels intact  Bridge Michigan

*Fresh* off an override by Republicans, the Democratic governor issued an executive order Wednesday to reshuffle the DEQ. Oversight panels will remain, ...

Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now - Detroit Free Press

February 20, 2019 - 16:25
Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now  Detroit Free Press

The new order leaves in place two industry dominated-review panels that could overrule department decisions on environmental rules and permits.

Michigan Chamber Encourages Supreme Court Opinion On Paid Sick And Minimum Wage Laws; Says Employers Need Clarity On State Of Law - PRNewswire

February 20, 2019 - 14:46
Michigan Chamber Encourages Supreme Court Opinion On Paid Sick And Minimum Wage Laws; Says Employers Need Clarity On State Of Law  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in support of House and Senate ...

Column: The corporate role in addressing 'the wicked problem' - The Columbus Dispatch

February 20, 2019 - 04:15
Column: The corporate role in addressing 'the wicked problem'  The Columbus Dispatch

If proved true, the recently released allegations against Purdue Pharmaceutical and the Sackler family (its owners) could dramatically change the calculus of ...

Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now - Detroit Free Press

February 20, 2019 - 03:00
Whitmer's new environmental order leaves 'polluter panels' in place— for now  Detroit Free Press

The new order leaves in place two industry dominated-review panels that could overrule department decisions on environmental rules and permits.

Column: The corporate role in addressing the wicked problem - The Columbus Dispatch

February 19, 2019 - 00:01
Column: The corporate role in addressing the wicked problem  The Columbus Dispatch

If proved true, the recently released allegations against Purdue Pharmaceutical and the Sackler family (its owners) could dramatically change the calculus of ...

Peters, Upton slam Trumps emergency declaration - HollandSentinel.com

February 18, 2019 - 19:15
Peters, Upton slam Trumps emergency declaration  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — There was bipartisan criticism Monday morning from federal representatives visiting Holland against President Donald Trump's declaration of a ...

Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure - wjimam.com

February 18, 2019 - 09:51
Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure  wjimam.com

Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Senate OKs Resolution Overturning Whitmer's DEQ Executive Order. State of the.

Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure - wjimam.com

February 18, 2019 - 03:00
Rich Studley, The need to repair and replace Michigan's crumbling infrastructure  wjimam.com

Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Senate OKs Resolution Overturning Whitmer's DEQ Executive Order. State of the.