Jocelyn Benson Joins Michigan Campaign to Fix the Debt

Fix the Debt Michigan: December 18, 2012

The Campaign to Fix the Debt – a national nonpartisan coalition of business leaders, elected officials, community leaders, academics and individual citizens is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Benson, Interim Dean, Wayne State University Law School and Director of the Michigan Center for Election Law, will co-chair the effort in Michigan.

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Q&A: Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber December 9, 2012

Building off a career that included serving as the last administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under George W. Bush, Sandy Baruah now serves as president and CEO of the 20,000-member Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. In his previous role, Baruah helped shape the response to the credit crisis of 2008 as well as administered the SBA’s $18 billion loan portfolio. Prior to joining the SBA, Baruah served as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce.

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Nancy Kaffer: Bridge battle imbalance – a billionaire’s campaign vs. an underfunded effort

Detroit Free Press: September 27, 2012

The Detroit Regional Chamber supports the New International Trade Crossing. So does Business Leaders for Michigan. The Detroit Three automakers say the bridge is “vital” and “critical.” In fact, business support for a second, publicly owned span across the Detroit River is all but universal — save, obviously, for Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel (Matty) Moroun.

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