Monthly Archives: February 2011

Michigan Cannot Afford Unnecessary Ergonomics Regulations

Michigan cannot afford to add up to $500 million in costs to current and future job providers. We need to be eliminating job-killing regulations, not adding new ones. That is why I supported legislation passed by the state Senate to prevent bureaucrats from imposing unnecessary burdens on jobs providers. Continue reading

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Right-to-Work Zones Will Give Michigan a Competitive Edge

To attract new businesses to Michigan and create jobs, we must remove barriers to competition.

As chair of the House Republican Strategic Task Force on Jobs last session, I heard from several Michigan job providers that said right-to-work reform would make the state more competitive. Continue reading

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MBT Must be Repealed

Jobs are my first priority, and that is why I was proud to be the first co-sponsor of Senate Bill 1, a measure to repeal the Michigan Business Tax. The tax and its 22 percent surcharge are not business-friendly and must be eliminated for Michigan to recover economically.

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