The business community response to Wednesday's State of the State address ranged from positive on Michigan Reconnect, to mixed on bonding and overall concern about overtime rules that haven't been released yet.
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(WARREN) - President Donald Trump used his fifth visit to Michigan as president to herald the demise of the "nightmare known as NAFTA" and Wednesday's signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which he proclaimed would …
Progress Michigan announced Thursday a constitutional amendment initiative to ban lobbyist gift-giving to public officials, create a two-year "cooling-off period" for elected officials getting into lobbying and mandating more strenuous lobbyist reporting requirements..
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could go ahead and bond for $2.5 billion -- or really, any amount she wanted – for new road revenue through the gubernatorial-appointed State Transportation Commission (STC), based on updated information from numerous …
The Jimmy John's sub shop, back in 2014, began asking nearly all its employees to sign non-compete clauses, which would have blocked those workers from taking new jobs or even second jobs with sandwich shops …
The Michigan Court of Appeals declined the state's request to put on hold a lawsuit over a state law creating the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority, which will oversee construction of Enbridge Energy's controversial Line 5 …
With only a 10% excise tax on the sale of recreational marijuana, state officials are expecting a fairly substantial windfall in the next two years as the market, literally, lights up to the tune of …
According to estimates agreed to Friday by officials, the state expects to see an additional $235.2 million in General Fund (GF) revenue and an additional $85.7 million in support for the School Aid Fund (SAF) …
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Dec. 18 that it will not issue an advisory opinion on the fate of the minimum wage and paid sick time laws.
With the backdrop of one of the most contentious and controversial periods in generations, Congress, the president, and the state of Michigan are poised to deliver three very significant policy changes that will help small …
Amazon, Overstock, Wayfair and other major online retailers must collect Michigan sales tax from third-party retailers who sell goods and services off their websites to Michigan customers under a four-bill package that was signed into …
The state would like to offer marijuana businesses some protection -- and it's an offer they can't refuse.
Small rural hospitals, some psychiatric facilities, air ambulances and outpatient cardiac procedures wouldn't need to go through the additional state regulatory step known as Certificate of Need (CON) under legislation receiving its first hearing Thursday.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and legislative leaders finalized a deal to iron out the last 65 days of budget cuts, money transfers, and executive authority consternation, but it's not all being made public for now.
The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association Wednesday lowered to $100 the per-vehicle assessment for the period of July 2, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The new fee is a reduction of 55%.