Michigan Legislature

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Name: Michigan Legislature
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Rick Snyder Inks Legislation Extinguishing Pending Refund Claims

Ryan reported that Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that extinguishes millions of dollars of pending refund claims under the state's business tax. According to a media release, Senate Bill 156 repeals-retroactive to January 1, 2008-a Michigan ... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Aramark prison food contract sparks debate in Michigan Legislature

Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder faced new questions Tuesday about having a private company provide prison food following the arrest of an employee of contractor Aramark Correctional Services on suspicion of drug smuggling.The Michigan Senate’s Democratic leader ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Corporate Close-Up: Michigan Legislature Responds to IBM Ruling

This past July the Michigan Supreme Court handed down one of the more controversial recent rulings in state corporate income tax in IBM v. Dept. of Treasury. The Court ruled that IBM was entitled to elect to use the three factor apportionment formula ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fisher: Too much of nothing

When there’s too much of nothing It can cause a man to weep He can walk the streets and boast like Of what he’d like to keep But it’s all been done before It’s all been written in the book And where there’s too much of nothing Nobody should look.-Bob ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Ed Fisher, Inequality, Taxes
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

See list of upcoming forums for Kalamazoo County state office candidates

KALAMAZOO, MI —  Kalamazoo County candidates seeking election to the Michigan Legislature will stay busy leading up to the Nov. 4 general election with a host of candidate forums.Candidates for state Senate in the 20th District and state House hopefuls ... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Let's find solutions for problem properties

This is one of the homes that St. Cloud considers a problem property. (Photo:Dave Schwarz, dschwarz@stcloudtimes.com)Look at the images accompanying this Our View.They show a few of about 50 St. Cloud homes city inspectors consider the most egregious ... [Published St. Cloud Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Snyder tweaks 'comeback' message

Fired director conducts, plays in OSU alumni band Fired director conducts, plays in OSU alumni bandUpdated: Saturday, September 13 2014 2:38 PM EDT 2014-09-13 18:38:07 GMThe fired director of Ohio State's marching band has played in and helped conduct ... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Warren’s bill reminds me of Harry Truman’s "do-nothing Congress" move

State Senator Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, looks absolutely nothing like Harry Truman, the 33rd President of the United States. Yet yesterday, when Warren introduced legislation to amend Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, he instantly came to ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Gov. Milliken backs Democrat Peters for Senate

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Republican ex-Gov. William Milliken is backing Democrat Gary Peters for U.S. Senate, saying the congressman has been a moderate and an independent voice in the Michigan Legislature and U.S. House. Milliken says he plans to issue ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Writer urges Michigan residents to support wolf recovery

The following is a letter to the editor that was sent to the Kalamazoo Gazette.Janet Hoben, Burbank, Calif.It is a sad day when Michigan legislature votes to try to silence the voice of its citizens once again. Instead of waiting for the November ballot ... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ryan Announces that Michigan Legislature Moves to Deny Taxpayer Rights to Refunds

SB 156 seeks to repeal—retroactive to January 1If signed into law, SB 156 will effectively overturn the IBM decision and deny all MTC election refund claims for tax years 2008 through 2010. This legislation is extremely detrimental for multistate taxpayers ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sooo, the "important" stuff gotta wait until AFTER the election?------5 things Michigan Legislature is likely to do -- and not do -- this fall

5 things Michigan Legislature is likely to do -- and not do -- this fall |Detroit Free Press|freep.com So here are five things Michiganders can expect — and more important, not expect — to see happen in nine session days in September and three in ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 10 2014]

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...1 billion dollars on K through 12 education in 2010," Proos told WKZO. "Today, since 2010, we are now at 13.1 billion dollars in education."
...millions of dollars of taxpayers' rightful claims to refunds," said Susan Traylor Bittick, Principal and Public Affairs Practice Leader of Ryan. "The retroactive language was added to Senate Bill 156, passed by both chambers, and signed by Governor Snyder in a period of less than 48 hours, and without the benefit of a public hearing. This process was an affront to the many Michigan businesses this bill affects, and the legislation sets a dangerous precedent for future overreach to squash the rights of corporate taxpayers, render tax laws meaningless, and provide unlimited power to the taxing authorities."
...was a singular email from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality that it was 'reviewing' a permit for oil exploration," Stathakis said. "There was no follow-up on either the review or that the permit was being granted."
Maturen: "Yes. Other areas – such as County revenue sharing have been restored to levels of prior years in the next budget – so this request is not out of line. However, will that $5 million take care of this issue of 4,500 on (wait) list?"

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State Senator John Proos talks education funding [Published WKZO-AM - 12 hours ago]
Rick Snyder Inks Legislation Extinguishing Pend... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
Guest column: Common Core standards promote stu... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 16 2014]
Bill would allow McLaren Health to build new ho... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 16 2014]
Aramark prison food contract sparks debate in M... [Published Detroit News - Sep 16 2014]
Fisher: Too much of nothing [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 16 2014]
See list of upcoming forums for Kalamazoo Count... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
SHELBY TOWNSHIP: Trustees, residents travel to ... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Sep 16 2014]
Candidates for Michigan Legislature discuss sen... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
Corporate Close-Up: Michigan Legislature Respon... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 16 2014]
Our View: Let's find solutions for problem prop... [Published St. Cloud Times - Sep 14 2014]
Snyder tweaks 'comeback' message [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Sep 13 2014]
Ryan Announces That Michigan Governor Rick Snyd... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Sep 12 2014]
Senator Warren’s bill reminds me of Harry Truma... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 12 2014]
Ex-Gov. Milliken backs Democrat Peters for Senate [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 12 2014]
Letter: Writer urges Michigan residents to supp... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Michigan's 'Foreclosure King' Is Trying to Win ... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 11 2014]
MATTHEW AMOS HOUGHTON JR. [Published Leelanau Enterprise - Sep 11 2014]
Ryan Announces that Michigan Legislature Moves ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 11 2014]
Ryan Announces that Michigan Legislature Moves ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 11 2014]
Mich. Legislature approves bill to let drivers ... [Published WWMT - Sep 10 2014]
Sooo, the "important" stuff gotta wait until AF... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 10 2014]
The Lunch Room to add drinks menu after securin... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 10 2014]
Should Michigan rethink term limits? Richardvil... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 10 2014]
Communities like Scio Township struggle with re... [Published Dexter Leader - Sep 10 2014]
Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment: Forced C... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 09 2014]
Peters widens lead in Michigan U.S. Senate race... [Published Oakland Press - Sep 09 2014]
Milan charity scores a lucrative spot for fundr... [Published Milan News Leader - Sep 09 2014]
5 things Michigan Legislature is likely to do -... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 09 2014]
Voters in Genesee County's smallest city asked ... [Published Flint News - Sep 08 2014]
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Sooo, the "important" stuff gotta wait until AF... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 10 2014]
5 things Michigan Legislature is likely to do -- and not do -- this fall |Detroit Free Press|freep.com So here are five things Michiganders can expect — and more important, not expect — to see happen in nine session days in September and three in ...
The cruel sham of “right to try” comes to Michi... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 14 2014]
There are times when supporting science-based health policy and opposing health policies that sound compassionate but are not are easily portrayed as though I’m opposing mom, apple pie, and the American flag. One such type of misguided policy that ...
Canada, U.S. form new agency to push forward on... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has named the team that’s going to oversee the construction and operation of the new Detroit-Windsor bridge, the Canadian government’s strongest indication yet that it is determined to make the biggest public-private partnerships ...
The false hope of “right-to-try” metastasizes t... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
Ed. note: Please read disclaimer in Dr. Gorski’s profile ! There are times when supporting science-based health policy and opposing health policies that sound compassionate but are not are easily portrayed as though I’m opposing mom, apple pie, ...
Read this! An example of theft through words!!!... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 20 2014]
Pension Malpractice and Fund Raids [Michigan Capitol Confidential] : "Everyone's doing it!By JACK MCHUGH|July 16, 2014A Wall Street Journal editorial bemoans gimmicks used to “pay for” a federal road funding bill without either raising taxes or cutting ...
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