Governor Snyder’s Proposal Latest Step in Modernizing Health Insurance

As organizations and businesses adjust to the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Snyder continued his proactive approach today, unveiling a proposal to modernize health insurance regulation. The proposal ensures that the state’s largest health insurance provider – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) – is regulated like all other health insurers as federal health care reforms are implemented.

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Chamber seeks better cooperation in fund drive

The Detroit Regional Chamber is calling for more regional collaboration among Southeast Michigan leaders as it tries to raise funds to increase the region’s profile.

The chamber launched the Detroit Regional Prosperity Campaign last month to raise $2 million by early 2013, mostly through private funding. The goal is to create a $4 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

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Detroit Chamber CEO: Grand Rapids supportive of Detroit’s turnaround

MLive.com: September 10, 2012

DETROIT, MI – As it prepares a delegation of business leaders to head to the West Michigan Policy Forum’s 2012 Conference in downtown Grand Rapids this week, the Detroit Regional Chamber goes with the understanding that is merely heading from one side of its state to the other, rather than to a completely different city.

That’s because Detroit has been feeling plenty of support from Grand Rapids’ business community, from issues ranging from the proposed New International Trade Crossing to the city’s recovery in general, Detroit Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah told MLive today.

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Chamber seeks better cooperation in fund drive

Crain’s Detroit Business: September 10, 2012

The Detroit Regional Chamber is calling for more regional collaboration among Southeast Michigan leaders as it tries to raise funds to increase the region’s profile.

The chamber launched the Detroit Regional Prosperity Campaign last month to raise $2 million by early 2013, mostly through private funding. The goal is to create a $4 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

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