Tag: Michigan Legislature

Alliance Moves Lame Duck Priorities

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance is having an impact on more than a few priorities during the month of December’s legislative session, often referred to as “Lame Duck” session. Our Legislative Priorities Earned Sick Time Amendments (Amend & Support) (SB 1175) Update: 12/17/18 – SIGNED…

Alliance Announces Amendments To Make Paid Sick Leave Mandate More Palatable

Recently, Senate Bill 1175 was introduced to make amendments to the Earned Sick Time Act. While this bill would indeed lighten the burden of this act for employers, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance believes there is more that can be done to assist business…

2018 Election Overview

Election overview courtesy of: Whitmer Elected Governor of Michigan Gretchen Whitmer was elected Michigan’s 49th governor.  With Whitmer’s win, former Detroit city official Garlin Gilchrist II of Detroit becomes the state’s first African-American lieutenant governor. The pair will be sworn in at noon Jan. 1, 2019 to succeed…

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