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Administration, Fiscal Agencies Reach Consensus on Revenue Estimates

Michigan Business Network
January 16, 2017 3:00 PM

Michigan Economy Continues to Improve, Revenues Expected to Grow

LANSING, MI —State Treasurer Nick Khouri, incoming State Budget Director Al Pscholka, Senate Fiscal Agency Director Ellen Jeffries and House Fiscal Agency Director Mary Ann Cleary today reached consensus on economic and revenue figures for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and for the upcoming 2018 and 2019 Fiscal Years.

 

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Gov. Rick Snyder signs landmark legislation reforming statewide energy policy

Michigan Business Network
December 27, 2016 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Historic energy policy reforms will help Michigan residents save on their electric bills, ensure reliability, and advance clean energy under legislation signed today by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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MIRS Session Wrap Up

Michigan Business Beat
December 27, 2016 11:00 AM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn go over the major accomplishment of this year's legislative lame duck session and touch on some things that didn't pass.  

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Gov. Rick Snyder statement on final passage of landmark energy legislation

Michigan Business Network
December 19, 2016 4:00 PM

"We now have a statewide energy policy that will save Michigan residents millions of dollars on their electric bills, alleviate concerns about having enough capacity to power the daily activities of 10 million people and find new ways to use our existing energy grid more efficiently. This policy also allows for more consumer choice in our growing market.

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What do the election results mean to MI’s small business community?

Business Next
November 17, 2016 2:00 PM


Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Tony Stamas, former state legislator and vice president government relations for the Small Business Association of Michigan, to get analysis of the national and state election results and the implications for issues important to the small business community.

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MIRS Weekly Report

Michigan Business Beat
October 5, 2016 12:30 PM

Is Hillary Clinton still defeating Donald Trump in the presidential race (in Michigan)? Is Gov. Rick Snyder's job approval rating still under 40 percent? MIRS Editor Kyle Melinn breaks down the numbers in today's edition of the MIRS Weekly Report. The 600-voter survey was conducted by Target Insyght for MIRS and the multi-client lobbying firm GCSI.

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Legislature Tackles Medical Marijuana

Michigan Business Beat
September 28, 2016 12:30 PM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink interviews Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Rick Jones on what the business community can expect from a newly passed medical marijuana regulatory package.  What was the toughest selling point for his GOP colleagues?  How does he think the governor will receive the bills?  And when will changes be seen in terms of dispensaries. 

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US Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters Speak on Education at the International Business Breakfast

Michigan Business Beat
September 26, 2016 1:00 PM

US Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters speak about education at the International Business Breakfast. The senators talk about education beyond the high school level and skilled trades. 

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US Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters Speak at the International Business Breakfast

Michigan Business Beat
September 26, 2016 12:00 PM

US Senators Deebie Stabenow and Gary Peters speak about how Michigan and Lansing can improve on the national level. Gary gives insights on what his big concerns are with the economy and what committees he serves on in the Senate. 

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US Senator Debbie Stabenow gets Introduced at the International Business Breakfast 

Michigan Business Beat
September 26, 2016 9:00 AM

Chris Holman introduces US Senator Debbie Stabenow at the International Business Breakfast. Debbie then goes on to talk about partnerships in Michigan, the Lansing airport, and goes over rankings for Michigan in the US. 

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