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Pure Michigan
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The multi-million dollar Pure Michigan campaign is getting an evaluation.  The state Auditor General started a review this week.


Rick Snyder
State of Michigan / michigan.gov

Governor Rick Snyder has signed bills to create new business incentives in hopes of luring some very large employers to Michigan.


Pure Michigan
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A federal lawsuit is challenging the right of regional tourism bureaus to charge room fees for travel campaigns, such as Pure Michigan.  


Governor Rick Snyder  tells a business conference on Mackinac Island that training and getting people interested in skilled trades is his top economic development priority.       

  

Judge Rules Teachers Can Leave Union Any Time

Sep 4, 2014
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Judge says Michigan's largest teachers' union must let member leave any time

A Michigan labor judge says the state's largest teachers' union must let members leave at any time.

The Michigan Education Association (MEA) only allows teachers to quit the union during a one-month period in August. But conservative groups say that is a violation of Michigan's right-to-work law. They are applauding administrative law judge Julia Stern's decision this week.