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  • Proposal 1 vote vital to Mich. reinvention

    July 20, 2014

    When Michigan business owners invest in equipment, whether it be high-tech machinery or a new office chair, they have to pay the personal property tax. They pay the PPT repeatedly, every single year they own the equipment. With the margin for success so slim, particularly for small businesses, that’s the difference between hanging a “We’re hiring” sign and putting a padlock on the front door. Continue Reading

  • Sandy Baruah on The Frank Beckmann Show Discussing Aug. 5 “Yes” Vote on Proposal 1 and Immigration Reform

    From WJR 760 July 16, 2014 Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah talks with Frank Beckmann on WJR 760 AM about the upcoming August primary election, the importance of voting “Yes” on Prop 1 and immigration reform.