Tag Archive: michigan

Nov 20 2013

State Sales Tax Law Sameness is “Main Street Fairness”??? (Part 2)

Part one of this series was an overview regarding information discovered in researching issues related to a Michigan two bill legislative package dubbed “Main Street Fairness”, H.B. 4202 and H.B. 4203. Behind the two bill legislative package approved by the House Tax Policy Committee in September, is a policy that has resulted in changes to …

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Nov 11 2013

Still Honoring Our Veteran’s Sacrifices?

  Thanks to Sharon Lollio of Rattle with Us for sending me this poem   “A Visitor From the Past” (Anonymous) I had a dream the other night, I didn’t understand, A figure walking through the mist, with a flintlock in his hand. His clothes were torn and dirty, as he stood there by my …

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Oct 15 2013

Constitutional Convention Buzz: Good or Bad Idea?

A Michigan proposal petitioning Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider a Balanced Budget Amendment, Senate Joint Resolution V, was introduced in May of this year and will be up for a Committee vote TODAY: Government Operations DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 TIME: 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Rooms 402 and 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. …

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Oct 11 2013

The Tax-Man’s Tangled Web – Exposing the “Main Street Fairness Act – Part 1

As Joan reported in September, a number of Michigan officials are working to change state sales tax law. In that September 12 article, Joan warned about legislation with the word “Fairness” in the title because she wasn’t the least bit wooed by the transparently emotional label attached to the “Main Street Fairness” package. She saw …

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Oct 01 2013

We Will Not Comply

“Whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.” –James Madison, letter to Edmund Pendleton, 1792 […]   The Liberal Detroit Free Press wasted no time in announcing the “grand …

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Sep 02 2013

Not So Fast! Medicaid Expansion STILL in the Senate! YOUR Voice Needed!

  Michigan Citizens, The Medicaid Expansion bill is still in the Senate. Why you may ask? After the initial vote there was ANOTHER vote to give the bill immediate effect. According to the Michigan Constitution there needs to be 2/3 majority vote to give a bill immediate effect or else the bill (HB 4714) does …

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