Tag: transportation funding

Alliance Releases 5 Road Funding Principles

With a flurry of activity, promises, and rumors floating around the road funding debate in Lansing, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance released 5 principles it would like to see incorporated into the state’s road funding debate. The principles reflect the northern Michigan business community’s…

Transportation Ballot Proposal 1 Defeated

Michigan’s ballot-initiative road funding plan, otherwise known as “Proposal 1”, has been defeated in the polls by a wide margin – nearly 80% opposed versus 20% supportive. The intent of Proposal 1 was to raise the state sales tax from six percent to seven percent…

Great Lakes Chambers Unite In DC To Advocate For Region

The Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition recently completed its annual fly in to Washington, DC where it met with the Congressional delegation from all over the Great Lakes Region. The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance was represented by its director of government relations Kent Wood….

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