Brad Williams on The Paul W. Smith Show in Lansing

WJR 760: January 28, 2014

Detroit Regional Chamber vice president of government relations Brad Williams was on WJR’s Paul W. Smith Show, broadcasted from the MLive hub in Lansing. Williams discusses Chamber’s advocacy efforts on transportation funding as well as Governor Rick Snyder’s plans on immigration reform and protecting pensions and the DIA throughout bankruptcy. Original air date: January 28, 2014.

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Snyder encourages support for immigrants, pledges investment in early education

Crain’s Detroit Business: January 16, 2014

In his fourth State of the State address Thursday night, Gov. Rick Snyder pledged to make Michigan more welcome to immigrants, provide some tax relief for workers and continue to invest in early childhood education. Snyder announced he will create the Michigan Office for New Americans through an executive order that is part of his strategy to attract well-educated immigrants to Michigan to help create jobs.

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WJR’s Paul W. Smith Interviews Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah about Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to the 2014 NAIAS

WJR: January 16, 2014

WJR’s Paul W. Smith speaks with Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah about Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the 2014 North American International Auto Show, work from the Chamber’s MICHauto & economic development programs, progress on the upcoming Mackinac Policy Conference, and the continuing resurgence of the American auto industry.

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Best-selling Author Malcolm Gladwell To Keynote 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference, Registration Open

The Michigan Chronicle: January 8, 2014

Tuesday the Detroit Regional Chamber announced best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell as a keynote speaker for the 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference. Held Tuesday, May 27 through Friday, May 30, the Conference will spur a comprehensive dialogue focused on the three pillars of entrepreneurship, education and impact.

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