Items Tagged with 'michigan'

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Law firm launches craft brewery industry group

July 31, 2015
Warner Norcross attorney Ian Kennedy has been spending a lot of time drinking beer at craft breweries. Read More

Lawmakers need to come together to fix roads

July 24, 2015
We have been spinning our wheels on road funding in Michigan for years. Read More

Michigan statutes are getting same-sex marriage updates

July 24, 2015
With Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban overturned, there are several statutes within Michigan’s legal framework that need to be updated to bring the state’s laws in line with the U.S. Constitution. Read More

Michigan needs to focus on high value, not low cost

July 17, 2015
I’m not a big fan of state business rankings. Everyone seems to assume they are a good measure of a state’s economic well-being. They aren’t. Read More

Several train transportation plans under consideration

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) LANSING — Michigan’s transportation organizations are studying planes, trains and automobiles. Read More

State’s film incentives fade to black

Michigan Film Office will still assist digital media industries.

July 17, 2015
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” could be the last major film made in Michigan for the foreseeable future. Read More

Taxpayers guaranteed day in court

July 10, 2015
A law that required Michigan taxpayers disputing a tax assessment to pay the assessment — plus penalties and interest — before being allowed to go before the court has been repealed. Read More

Planning the Michigan marijuana industry

Three groups have competing ideas for a legal pot industry in the state.

June 26, 2015
Three organizations — only one of which is revealing its financial backers at this point — claim to be working on plans for the commercialization of fully legalized recreational marijuana in Michigan. Read More

Many savings options are available when it comes to roads

June 26, 2015
Editor: As a small business owner recently on a sales call in Battle Creek, I was amused to witness four Michigan State Police Suburbans parked outside a restaurant during the lunch hour left running while four state police officers dined on their chosen fare. Read More

‘Payday’ loans aren’t loans under Michigan law

They are not subject to the legal limits on loan interest rates in Michigan.

June 26, 2015
The so-called payday lenders in Michigan are subject to state law and regulated by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, but they are not subject to the legal maximum interest rates established by state law. Read More