Category: Advocacy

US House Passes WRDA Bill, Important To Great Lakes

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed its massive Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), its marine infrastructure bill with many provisions impacting the Great Lakes.  The legislation was approved overwhelmingly, 399-25. “WRDA is legislation that touches the Great Lakes in so many ways,” said… Continue Reading “US House Passes WRDA Bill, Important To Great Lakes”

Alliance Speaker Series Program to Focus on the Soo Locks

The need for a new Soo Lock and the future of the region’s maritime industry will be the subject of the next installment of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Speaker Series, coming up October 21 at the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan… Continue Reading “Alliance Speaker Series Program to Focus on the Soo Locks”

DDA/TIF Bills Under Alliance Scrutiny

The Chamber Alliance is scrutinizing separate bills in both the Michigan House and Senate this week that would make changes to the state’s laws that govern downtown development authorities and tax increment financing (TIF) districts. House Bills 5851-5856  were introduced in the House, and Senate… Continue Reading “DDA/TIF Bills Under Alliance Scrutiny”

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