Monthly Archives: December 2012

Drumroll Please . . . After Two Years of “Reinvention” We are Still the 47th Best State to do Business in!

Share For the third year in a row, Michigan was ranked 47th in Forbes’ Best States for Business and Careers list.  The people at Forbes were nice enough to let Governor Snyder write an op-ed to offer excuses for why his … Continue reading

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How The Winners and Losers Nearly Clashed At The Capitol Tuesday

ShareWhen Governor Snyder set out to “reform” Michigan’s tax structure, he repeatedly said “let’s stop picking winners and losers, let’s start being fair.”   Snyder’s fairness did not extend to right-to-work legislation though.  Police and firefighters are exempt from the new … Continue reading

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Ten Telling Quotes from the Right-To-Work Blitzkrieg

ShareFrom the State House: 1. Democratic Representative Brandon Dillon of Grand Rapids spoke up in opposition of the legislation that Republicans are trying to rename “Freedom to Work.”  He called the legislation ”Freedom to Freeload” and expounded by saying ”with this bill, allowing people to benefit … Continue reading

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