Experts say new international bridge won’t cost Michigan taxpayers

Detroit Free Press: September 23, 2012

Claims that have bombarded Michigan voters for months that taxpayers will be stuck with the bill for a multi-billion dollar bridge to Canada are not based in reality, said three independent law professors asked by the Free Press to review an international Crossing Agreement signed in June.

The advertising campaign from the People Should Decide, a group financially backed by Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel (Matty) Moroun and his family, has pushed that consistent message in several rounds of anti-bridge ads that are misleading, said two advertising experts who reviewed a recently released ad, also at the request of the Free Press.

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MICHauto Legislative Briefing

Automotive Hall of Fame 21400 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, Michigan 48124 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 5:30  to 8 p.m. Please join the Detroit Regional Chamber’s MICHauto program for a legislative briefing at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn on Tuesday, …

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Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee Announces Endorsements for the Michigan House, Supreme Court

DETROIT, September 20, 2012 – Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) announced endorsements for the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Supreme Court for the general election. The Detroit Regional Chamber PAC Board of Directors regularly meets to identify and support pro-business candidates and policies that support the Chamber’s public policy priorities.

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90 Area Companies Seek Sales To Big Military Contractor

CBS Report: September 16, 2012

WARREN — The Detroit Regional Chamber gathered 90 businesses at Macomb CommunityCollege Friday to boost Michigan’s sales to the Virginia defense contractor ManTech International Corp.

The chamber’s Connection Program, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corp’s Business Connect program, the Michigan Defense Center, and the Macomb County Procurement Technical Assistance Center sponsored the event.

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From music to name recogniton: 5 things Grand Rapids should import from Detroit September 14, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The West Michigan Policy Forum held this week in Grand Rapids provided a little bit of a Detroit-Grand Rapids lovefest.

A delegation from the Detroit Regional Chamber was even handing out Detroit-hearts-Grand Rapids stickers, another sign Michigan’s two biggest cities are developing warm relations despite their differences.

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