Business Groups Want Expansion Of Tax Credit For Lower-Wage Workers To Be Priority In Budget Talks

Business groups on Thursday got behind legislation to expand a state tax credit for lower-wage workers, backing a key facet of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget plan that recently garnered legislative support. The earned income tax credit would rise from 6 percent of the federal credit to 20 percent under the Democratic governor’s proposal.

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Whitmer Issues Directive To Speed Up Infrastructure Permitting

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Wednesday to accelerate permitting for infrastructure projects of $50 million or more. The rule directs state agencies to create publicly available schedules for permitting and review their plans to identify areas to streamline the process.

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