Month: June 2014

3 Simple Ways You Can Support PPT Reform

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance strongly supports a “YES” vote on Proposal 1 on August 5th, the proposal to stabilize local community services and help small businesses create jobs – without raising taxes.Passing Proposal 1 is an opportunity to eliminate the Personal Property Tax… Continue Reading “3 Simple Ways You Can Support PPT Reform”

How Michigan’s New State Budget Will Benefit Northern Michigan

On Thursday, June 12, the Michigan legislature passed a $37 million general budget for fiscal year 2015. This marks the fourth budget in four years that has been passed by the legislature before its traditional summer recess in mid-June. The budget contains a number… Continue Reading “How Michigan’s New State Budget Will Benefit Northern Michigan”

Michigan’s Part-time Legislature Proposal Stalled Until 2016

From MIRS, June 11, 2014 The drive to make Michigan’s legislature part-time is being suspended with the goal of coming back in 2016 and trying again, said Norm KAMMERAAD, the head of the Committee to Restore Michigan’s Part-Time Legislature (CRMPTL). Kammeraad said the CRMPTL… Continue Reading “Michigan’s Part-time Legislature Proposal Stalled Until 2016”

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