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MML: Small Details On EV Policy Can Have Big Impacts

01/26/23 12:14 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 01/24/2023) The small details of electric vehicle implementation, down to where a charger is placed in a city, could have a large impact on Michigan’s economic development, said John Lamacchia, Michigan Municipal League (MML) director of state and federal affairs.

Income Tax Cut? EITC Expansion? Untaxed Retirement Income? No Problem

01/20/23 11:44 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Income Tax Cut? EITC Expansion? Untaxed Retirement Income? No Problem
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 1/18/23) Michigan could allow the income tax to drop to 4.05%, expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) back to 20% and exempt more retirement earnings from the income tax and still be on solid economic footing for years down the road.

Retailers Survey Foresees Waning Winter

12/24/22 08:55 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Retailers Survey Foresees Waning Winter
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRS)’s November Retail Index survey reported 47% of retailers expect their sales to decline through February, while 39% predict sales will continue to rise.

Half Of SOAR Fund Set Aside For 3 Projects

10/06/22 05:05 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Half Of SOAR Fund Set Aside For 3 Projects
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was joined by a host of CEOs, bureaucratic leaders, education leaders, politicians, and media