Category: Advocacy

What A Trump Presidency Means For The Midwest

            Donald J. Trump’s path to the White House ran squarely through the industrial Midwest.  As everyone now knows, Iowa, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are the states that delivered him the presidency in the remarkable 2016 elections.             Now comes the big question—what… Continue Reading “What A Trump Presidency Means For The Midwest”

Alliance Backs New Tools For Redevelopment

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance threw its support recently behind a package of Michigan Senate bills designed to spur redevelopment of some of the most difficult properties and buildings in the state. Senate Bills 1061-1065 would allow certain redevelopment projects – those deemed “transformational”… Continue Reading “Alliance Backs New Tools For Redevelopment”

Alliance Working Toward Rural Friendly Solutions On DDA Bills

House: Rep. Lee Chatfield’s package passed committee narrowly 6-5 after some positive amendments. Alliance Director of Government Relations Kent Wood had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Chatfield and share a few concerns about the additional reporting requirements impact on small DDAs, and future special… Continue Reading “Alliance Working Toward Rural Friendly Solutions On DDA Bills”

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