John Engler

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Name: John Engler
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Tim Skubick: Governors are workaholics, meaning taxpayers get their money's worth

A reporter was riding on the state Capitol elevator with newly elected governor Jim Blanchard, who had been in office only about a week.The new gov advised the scribe, "You're going to be working weekends." That was his way of saying he was going to ... [Published Jackson and Lansing Business - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Legal action considered in Lake Freeman drop

The water level at Lake Freeman is back to normal after water had been diverted to the Tippecanoe River. (Photo:Michael Heinz/Journal & Courier)Monticello residents are exploring possible legal action for the sudden drop in Lake Freeman’s water level ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Jim Haveman retires from helm at Michigan Department of Community Health after 'mild stroke'

Haveman, a Grand Rapids native, was at the forefront of the effort to overhaul the state’s mental health code during the 1990s, when he oversaw Gov. John Engler’s merger of the state’s Public Health and Mental Health departments.The 70-year-old Haveman ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Keep your lights on, for safety's sake; District deserves better; Republicans tasked with fixing their own problem

Keep your lights on, for safety’s sakeWho’s driving? To those idiots driving with their headlamps off during peak evening hours, on their devices — many of us responsible drivers do not invite accidents. Turn ‘em on please!Adolph Kornegay-Bey,Lake Or ... [Published Oakland Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The urge to merge for Burger King is a whopper

7:01 a.m. EDT by MIAMI (WKZO) -- It’s something we have been reporting on for more than a month and it’s in he news again following reports that Burger King has closed a deal to gobble up Tim Horton’s Coffee Shop chain.The allegation is that they are ... [Published WKZO-AM - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Watch for more political sparks over student testing in Michigan this year

Testing students to assess their progress in school could get a lot more political before the year is out.Legislators and the Michigan Department of Education clashed this year over a test to assess Common Core state standards. If the past is any clue, ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Tim Skubick: Gov. Snyder makes wise decision to tour Detroit flooding rather than UP

Do you think the Governor's latest move had anything to do with this being an election year?It appears that Gov. Rick Snyder had a quick change of heart when he decided to personally survey the humongous flood damage to the freeway system in Metro-Detroit ... [Published Flint Journal - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Will U.S. regulators be able to stem the inversion incursion?: Business Roundtable still hopeful tax reform will eliminate inversion

Tax inversion may or may not be the policy flavor of the month, but it is drawing substantial scrutiny from the Oval Office and hence is on the front burner, thanks in part to the acquisition of Covidien (Dublin) by Medtronic (Minneapolis). There are ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 3 reports

Coons sounds off on inversions

Sen. Chris Coons says he has a problem with the corporate Tax Code that allows American companies to reincorporate overseas and avoid paying taxes.Though it's legal, both he and Business Roundtable President John Engler say the code is ripe for refor ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Power of prayer: Dublin rally brings out hundreds

DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Prayer can be a powerful force for some--powerful enough to bring hundreds out to the Dublin Mall to support the right to pray."I wanna tell em, it's about you my savior!" the prayer rang out."God is good to me and I have ... [Published 41 NBC - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

How Barack Obama Killed Tax Reform in Its Infancy

WASHINGTON - There's a much bigger, largely untold story behind the renewed debate over U.S. corporations who merge with foreign firms to reduce their federal tax bills.The latest chapter in the story concerns Walgreen, the nation's largest drugstore ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Prayer rally planned over Dublin Mall policy

Tammy Brantley never expected a social media firestorm after her post last month about a Dublin Mall security guard telling her running group they couldnt publicly pray there.Im really amazed by it, Brantley said of the reaction. I was really sad and ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]

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Tim Skubick: Governors are workaholics, meaning... [Published Jackson and Lansing Business - 4 hours ago]
Legal action considered in Lake Freeman drop [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 17 hours ago]
Doug Roberts: Hey, you! Want to help run Michigan? [Published Michigan Live - Aug 29 2014]
Green to resign from Michigan Minority Supplier... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 28 2014]
Jim Haveman retires from helm at Michigan Depar... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
DCH director Haveman to step down [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan health director Jim Haveman resigns af... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 28 2014]
Corporations walk a tightrope on tax-inversion ... [Published PR Week UK - Aug 28 2014]
Duggan’s Moment [Published Michigan Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
Keep your lights on, for safety's sake; Distric... [Published Oakland Press - Aug 28 2014]
Networks Fret Over Burger King 'Defecting' to C... [Published Media Research Center - Aug 27 2014]
The urge to merge for Burger King is a whopper [Published WKZO-AM - Aug 27 2014]
Susan J. Demas: Detroit flood isn't enough to p... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 26 2014]
Watch for more political sparks over student te... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 25 2014]
Michigan political parties hash out issues as e... [Published Detroit News - Aug 25 2014]
Public affairs pros: Sunday morning talk-show f... [Published PR Week UK - Aug 22 2014]
Bridge Magazine: A charter school for Michigan'... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 20 2014]
Rural upbringing helped to instill lifelong val... [Published Flint-Genesee County Legal News - Aug 20 2014]
Michigan GOP braces for tea party showdown [Published Detroit News - Aug 20 2014]
East Grand Rapids resident, Chief Appeals Court... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 19 2014]
National Higher Ed Leaders Call for Reforming U... [Published National Review - Aug 19 2014]
Hero by day, jokester by night: State cop moonl... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 19 2014]
Michigan DEQ director visits environmental sust... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 18 2014]
Everything is political, even natural disasters [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 15 2014]
2014 election: See how 63rd District House cand... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Charter school for rural poor authorized by Cen... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 13 2014]
Tim Skubick: Gov. Snyder makes wise decision to... [Published Flint Journal - Aug 13 2014]
Skubick: Governor Snyder Surveys Flood Damage I... [Published WLNS - Aug 13 2014]
I Can’t Tolerate the Nonsense on Corporate Tax ... [Published Economic Policy Institute - Aug 13 2014]
Will U.S. regulators be able to stem the invers... [Published Medical Device Daily - Aug 12 2014]
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Sucking the Life Out of Detroit—With a New Spor... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 11 2014]
In 1999, William Ford Jr., whose family owns the Detroit Lions, said that a new stadium would "showcase the city's turnaround." In1997, Michigan Governor John Engler stated that the stadium wouldsymbolize the city's renewal. Over a decade later, the ...
Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread [Published Crooks and Liars - Aug 10 2014]
Good Sunday morning to you all! I hope you had a great weekend. I finally saw Guardians of the Galaxy last night, hence the music choice. I highly recommend you check it out. Also this song was big in 1974 and with Woodward and Bernstein on "Face The ...
Sunday Talking Heads: August 10, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Aug 10 2014]
Sharknado 2: The Second One – It came, it saw, it tore sh@t up. Movie Night Monday Good morning, pass the coffee. The three big topics are IRAQ, Ebola, and the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation. In honor of Nixon, Woodward & Bernstein ...
Efficient, Accessible, Affordable Online Progra... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 17 2014]
SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: DALLAS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ — A new kind of online training program designed by business will prepare thousands of workers and job-seekers for high-demand jobs in the tech industry. Carving out ...
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: RGA attacks... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 17 2014]
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • MI-Gov : This is what happens when outside groups, desperate for simple slogans to use in their attack ads, go off ...
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Former Michigan Governor John Engler to Deliver... [Published Financial Services - Jul 14 2014]
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