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Business lobbyists: GOP minimum wage, sick leave law changes were legal ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

February 16, 2019 - 16:02
Business lobbyists: GOP minimum wage, sick leave law changes were legal ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Some of the state's top business lobbyists believe they're in the clear as Attorney General Dana Nessel begins a review of GOP maneuvers last year to water ...

Flashpoint 2/17/19: Michigan State of the State address; Tax filers getting nasty surprises - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

February 16, 2019 - 10:28
Flashpoint 2/17/19: Michigan State of the State address; Tax filers getting nasty surprises  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Here is what to expect on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint: In her first State of the State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discussed critical ...

Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer's environmental agenda fail to see big economic picture ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

February 15, 2019 - 11:33
Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer's environmental agenda fail to see big economic picture ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

Republican leaders in the Legislature have pledged to work cooperatively with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on solving the tough issues facing the state.

Whitmer’s Next Move Unclear After Senate Overturns Executive Order On DEQ Restructuring - mitechnews.com

February 15, 2019 - 10:53
Whitmer’s Next Move Unclear After Senate Overturns Executive Order On DEQ Restructuring  mitechnews.com

LANSING – By midday Thursday Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer was faced with a challenge not placed before an occupant of the governor's office in ...

After Republican lawmakers killed Gretchen Whitmer's environmental shakeup, what's next? - Bridge Michigan

February 15, 2019 - 07:21
After Republican lawmakers killed Gretchen Whitmer's environmental shakeup, what's next?  Bridge Michigan

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order to restructure environmental regulation — fulfilling campaign promises to act on Michigan's tainted water ...

Business-backed environmental boards stand despite Whitmer executive order - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

February 15, 2019 - 03:00
Business-backed environmental boards stand despite Whitmer executive order  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

The Republican-led state Legislature has rejected an executive order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that would have abolished a pair of controversial ...

Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order - Markets Insider

February 14, 2019 - 17:23
Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order  Markets Insider

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of ...

Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order - PRNewswire

February 14, 2019 - 17:11
Michigan Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of HCR 1 To Disapprove The Governor's Overreaching Executive Order  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of ...

Michigan Republicans move closer to rejecting Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan - Bridge Michigan

February 14, 2019 - 11:01
Michigan Republicans move closer to rejecting Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan  Bridge Michigan

The Senate Oversight Committee approved a resolution to “disapprove” of changes to Michigan's environmental agency. If the full Senate does the same, the ...

Michigan Republicans kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan - Bridge Michigan

February 14, 2019 - 11:01
Michigan Republicans kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental overhaul plan  Bridge Michigan

The Republican-controlled Legislature killed Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's plan to reorganize Michigan's environmental agency. It's only the second time ...

Legislature votes to reject Whitmer's environmental executive order - Detroit Free Press

February 14, 2019 - 03:00
Legislature votes to reject Whitmer's environmental executive order  Detroit Free Press

LANSING – Michigan lawmakers on Thursday rejected Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order reorganizing the state's environmental agency, signaling an ...

Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

February 13, 2019 - 14:21
Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. will have its annual meeting starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes ...

Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

February 13, 2019 - 13:30
Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. will have its annual meeting starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes ...

Few love Michigan's DEQ. But are oversight panels worth Whitmer-GOP showdown? - Bridge Michigan

February 13, 2019 - 06:20
Few love Michigan's DEQ. But are oversight panels worth Whitmer-GOP showdown?  Bridge Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is locked in a showdown with Republicans over her plan to kill oversight panels. Both sides agree citizens should have a say in ...

Analysis: Eight ways Gretchen Whitmer vows to improve Michigan - Bridge Michigan

February 12, 2019 - 22:51
Analysis: Eight ways Gretchen Whitmer vows to improve Michigan  Bridge Michigan

LANSING — Failing schools. Crumbling roads. Water unfit to drink. Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer painted a picture of a broken state that must be ...

Gretchen Whitmer: Roads, schools are crises that must be addressed - Detroit Free Press

February 12, 2019 - 19:50
Gretchen Whitmer: Roads, schools are crises that must be addressed  Detroit Free Press

LANSING — Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday called on Michiganders to come together to solve two crises she said threaten the state's future ...

New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics - Great Lakes Now

February 12, 2019 - 13:50
New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics  Great Lakes Now

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer articulated a big water agenda in her election campaign and wasted no time acting on it when she assumed office.

New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics - WVIK

February 12, 2019 - 11:00
New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics  WVIK

Text BlockMichigan's Whitmer hit the ground running; Illinois and Ohio governors cautious on big Great Lakes issues Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

State of the State: Whitmer warns of infrastructure 'catastrophe' - Crain's Detroit Business

February 12, 2019 - 03:00
State of the State: Whitmer warns of infrastructure 'catastrophe'  Crain's Detroit Business

Chad Livengood · Tweet · Share · Share · Email; More. Print. Whitmer will detail her road funding plan on March 5 in her first budget address to Legislature ...

Michigan Chamber Announces Job Providers Agenda To Keep Michigan Moving Forward - PRNewswire

February 11, 2019 - 11:33
Michigan Chamber Announces Job Providers Agenda To Keep Michigan Moving Forward  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the best ways to keep Michigan moving forward is for state lawmakers to focus on policy initiatives that ...