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The state's House Regulatory Reform Committee passed legislation Tuesday, HB 4277, that would create a “conditional” or temporary liquor license for applicants of on- and off-premises establishments — while a full background investigation is conducted by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Read More
A hectic last minute push by coalition succeeds in getting ‘better’ PPT bill.
During the waning moments of the state Legislature’s lame duck session, House Speaker Jase Bolger told a contingent of local government officials and business representatives they had an hour to find 56 votes to ratify a version of the Personal Property Tax phaseout legislation that contained an acceptable revenue reimbursement plan. Read More
Two bills Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed into law should perk up the ears of retail owners. Read More
LANSING — Legislation aiming to eliminate $600 million in taxes businesses annually pay on computers and equipment has cleared the Michigan Senate. Read More
When newly elected Gov. Rick Snyder cautioned his fellow Republicans two years ago that a right-to-work bill would be a divisive measure for the state, he was being prophetic. Read More
LANSING –– Republicans slammed right-to-work legislation through the Michigan House and Senate Thursday, drawing raucous protests from throngs of stunned union supporters, whose outnumbered Democratic allies were powerless to stop it. Read More
LANSING –– Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature's top two leaders said Thursday they would seek approval of right-to-work legislation for Michigan in the next few days, potentially giving the movement its strongest foothold yet in a Rust Belt region where organized labor already has suffered several body blows. Read More