Michigan’s House and Senate said “no” recently to two tax increases proposed by Gov. Rick Snyder in his FY 2015-2016 state budget, and also made changes in some other key areas of the budget for business interests in northern Michigan. 437 more words
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LANSING (WWJ) – It’s legislation for those with a sweet tooth.
The Michigan Senate has passed a bill allowing up to three fundraising bake sales in public schools per week. 51 more words
(WLNS) – Lawmakers in both the House and Senate crossed the aisle to support a bill to fight animal abuse.
The idea behind the bill is that people with convictions for abusing animals should not be able to adopt anymore of them. 85 more words
LANSING, MI (AP) – The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow for the sale of license plates as a fundraiser for Choose Life Michigan. 105 more words
From the Petoskey News-Review, March 3, 2015
The following guest commentary was written by Carlin Smith, president of the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce.
I was recently in the hot seat, looking up at five state senators, poised and ready to share with them the legislative priorities and concerns of the Northern Michigan business community. 521 more words
Representatives of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance, led by Petoskey Regional Chamber President Carlin Smith and Alliance director of government relations Kent Wood, were on hand in Lansing on February 18th to testify in front of the Senate Commerce Committee. 210 more words