Monthly Archives: February 2010

Proos Announces for State Senate

State Representative John Proos (R-St. Joseph) today announced his candidacy for the 21st State Senate seat. Proos, joined by his wife Kristy and three children, kicked-off his campaign stopping in Niles, Dowagiac, South Haven, and St. Joseph. Continue reading

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Michigan Jobs Plan

February 2010 Click here to view Michigan Jobs Plan Michigan must remove the impediments that keep businesses from investing in new jobs and is forcing them to move to other states to regain their competitiveness, and today the Jobs Task … Continue reading

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GOP Call for Changes in Business Tax, Incentives

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. – Republicans in the Michigan House said Tuesday they want to phase out the surcharge on the state’s main business tax and reshape tax incentive programs in hopes of sparking job creation. The broad, 33-page plan … Continue reading

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State House Republicans Want to Cut Michigan’s Business Tax

A taskforce of Republicans in the state House say the business tax is the biggest road block in job creation in Michigan.

State Representative John Proos chairs the taskforce. He says Governor Granholm’s administration risked and lost a lot of political influence by pushing tax increases. Continue reading

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House GOP: Don’t Let Government Get in the Way of Businesses

House Republicans unveiled their plan today to create more jobs in Michigan, saying the best way is to get state government out of the way of businesses.

“Michigan government is not going to produce future jobs,” said Rep. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, chairman of the task force that produced the 33-page report. Continue reading

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