Items Tagged with 'House of Representatives'


Letter: Tax vote impacts revenue sharing

March 3, 2017
The Michigan House of Representatives narrowly defeated a proposal to cut the state income tax. Read More

Educated workforce trumps low tax rates

February 24, 2017
The Michigan House of Representatives late last week did not approve an income tax cut that would have lowered the 4.25 percent tax to 4.05 percent by 2019 and then to 3.9 percent by 2021. 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

Testimony shows chilling impact on startups, entrepreneurs

March 6, 2015
Congress has been raising “flags up the pole” in regard to changes in tax code for businesses, and although it seems unlikely this Congress will act on any issue, Grand Rapids Business Journal lends its support to the efforts of a local small business owner “invited” to testify to the House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on a sustained lack of job creation, cyber security regulations and taxation. Read More

State should take environmental clues from GR

August 29, 2014
Unaddressed environmental issues are heating up politics and firing up sustainability groups, especially in West Michigan. Read More

Made in Michigan proposal could save breweries money

Tax credit designed to strengthen connections with local farms.

February 14, 2014
LANSING — Let the Germans make our beer? Michigan legislators say “no thanks” with a proposal to support the state’s own talented brewers. Read More