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Why Michigan car insurance is so expensive, and plans to fix it - The Daily Telegram

October 5, 2017 - 09:43

The Daily Telegram

Why Michigan car insurance is so expensive, and plans to fix it
The Daily Telegram
House Bill 5013 is supported by a bipartisan coalition including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, the NAACP, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan legislators from both parties. “Over and over and over again I hear people complain about how ...

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Why car insurance is so expensive in Michigan and what's being done to fix it - HollandSentinel.com

October 5, 2017 - 08:08

HollandSentinel.com

Why car insurance is so expensive in Michigan and what's being done to fix it
HollandSentinel.com
House Bill 5013 is supported by a bipartisan coalition including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, the NAACP, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan legislators from both parties. “Over and over and over again I hear people complain about how ...

Michigan Senate says no to local taxes on pop, food, chewing gum - Detroit Free Press

October 4, 2017 - 13:28

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Senate says no to local taxes on pop, food, chewing gum
Detroit Free Press
LANSING -- No communities in Michigan are considering a tax on food, pop or chewing gum, but the Michigan Senate wants to make sure than none take that step. By a 31-5 vote, the Senate passed a bill Wednesday prohibiting communities from imposing ...

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Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - WZZM

October 4, 2017 - 06:58

WZZM

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
WZZM
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

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Our editorial: Extending term limits good for Michigan - The Detroit News

October 3, 2017 - 23:15

The Detroit News

Our editorial: Extending term limits good for Michigan
The Detroit News
That's why we are encouraged to see the Michigan Chamber of Commerce push ahead with its consideration of a ballot proposal to make term limits work better for state taxpayers. Details of the ballot initiative aren't settled, but the goal is not to ...

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Michigan Chamber of Commerce looks to amend law on term limits - The Michigan Daily

October 3, 2017 - 22:04

The Michigan Daily

Michigan Chamber of Commerce looks to amend law on term limits
The Michigan Daily
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is currently advocating for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution, which would change term limits for state legislators. The specifics of the plan for revision of the 1992 state law remain ambiguous, but those ...

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - Livingston Daily

October 3, 2017 - 15:05

Livingston Daily

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
Livingston Daily
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - Detroit Free Press

October 3, 2017 - 14:55

Detroit Free Press

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
Detroit Free Press
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

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Southwest Michigan Today For Tuesday October 3, 2017 - WMUK

October 3, 2017 - 08:12

Southwest Michigan Today For Tuesday October 3, 2017
WMUK
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is pushing for legislation that would adjust term limits for state lawmakers. Right now, legislators cannot serve more than eight years in the Senate or six years in the House. The Detroit News says Michigan is on track ...

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JA Business Hall of Fame 2017 honorees announced - Midland Daily News

October 3, 2017 - 03:37

Midland Daily News

JA Business Hall of Fame 2017 honorees announced
Midland Daily News
... Hall of Fame, Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU), the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF), the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance (GLBRA), and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee.

Mass turnover fuels push for Mich. term limit reform - The Detroit News

October 3, 2017 - 00:07

The Detroit News

Mass turnover fuels push for Mich. term limit reform
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, an influential business group with significant financial resources, is considering a push for an amendment to the state Constitution that would focus on revising term limits. Michigan's law, approved by 59 percent of ...

Mobile stand delivers free produce to Midland's needy - The Detroit News

October 1, 2017 - 22:02

Mobile stand delivers free produce to Midland's needy
The Detroit News
Midland — Midland County has a hunger problem as almost one in three people struggle with food insecurity. But, the county now has an additional option to provide healthy food to those in need — Midland Fresh. Led by Midland Fresh Chair Kurt Faust ...

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In our opinion: Auto insurance reform proposal | Editorials ... - Herald Palladium

October 1, 2017 - 06:06

Crain's Detroit Business

In our opinion: Auto insurance reform proposal | Editorials ...
Herald Palladium
After years of sporadic noise about auto insurance reform, a bipartisan contingent of Michigan lawmakers has proposed viable legislation that could lead to ...
Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform | Crain's ...Crain's Detroit Business
Editorial: Give auto insurance plan a shot - Detroit NewsThe Detroit News

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Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform - Crain's Detroit Business

October 1, 2017 - 02:58

The Detroit News

Battle lines drawn in latest try at auto insurance reform
Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and House Speaker Tom Leonard's sweeping proposed changes to Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system has drawn battle lines in Lansing as lawmakers try again to tackle the state's highest-in-the-nation premiums. Hospitals ...
Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shotThe Detroit News

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Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shot - The Detroit News

September 30, 2017 - 23:07

The Detroit News

Editorial: Give auto insurance reform plan a shot
The Detroit News
Yet groups across the spectrum support the plan, from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to the NAACP. Gov. Rick Snyder's office says he is encouraged by the renewed interest in this issue and that “hopefully this time around we can find a solution.

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan - Livingston Daily

September 28, 2017 - 09:54

Livingston Daily

Proposed auto insurance bills could drastically cut rates in Michigan
Livingston Daily
The groups ranged from the NAACP to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, as well as both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature. And they were all there to plead for relief from the nation's highest auto insurance rates.