11/12/15: Michigan Business Climate / Business Tax Reform & University Funding / Property Tax Collection / Straight Ticket Voting

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In case you missed it, host Christy McDonald and weekly contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson were on the road at the Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Summit. Where do we stand when it comes to attracting business and investment to Michigan? Will we ever become a top 10 state? The MiWeek team tackled this and more on the latest edition:

  • Michigan’s Business Climate – Business Leaders for Michigan President & CEO Doug Rothwell joins the MiWeek team on the set to talk about Michigan’s current business climate. They discuss what it will take to make Michigan a top ten state for jobs and personal income.
  • Business Tax Reform & University Funding – The MiWeek team continued the discussion of growing Michigan’s economy. They talk about the areas that will impact the growth, including business tax reform and state funding for universities.
  • Property Tax Collection – A new report shows Detroit still has a high property tax delinquency rate compared to other major cities. The MiWeek team discussed the property tax system and whether Detroit properties are being over-assessed.
  • Straight ticket Voting – Now that the long-awaited roads funding deal in done, state lawmakers are going at it on another topic: Straight Ticket Voting. Should the automatic check box for voting a straight party ticket be taken off state ballots? The MiWeek team looked at this latest Lansing debate.

 

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