Michigan Chamber of Commerce Senior Director of Tax & Regulatory Reform Tricia Kinley, Michigan Manufacturers Association Vice President of Government Affairs Mike Johnston, and State Senator Rebekah Warren spoke at the Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber Headline Lunch.
For years Republicans and Democrats across Michigan have raised concerns about the state’s personal property tax. Voters in August will decide if a solution to phase-out the tax and reimburse local governments can go forward.
Minimum wage campaign sets its sights at $10.10 By Rick Pluta
The campaign to increase Michigan's minimum wage has upped its goal to $10.10 an hour in four years.
The petition drive had initially set its sights on raising the state minimum wage from its current $7.40 an hour to $9.50 by 2016, and then indexing the wage to inflation. The new wage target is part of an amended filing with the state.