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COLUMN BY REPRESENTATIVE MIKE SHIRKEY, OCT 31, 2013

Nursing is a critically important profession in Michigan that I highly recommend to anyone who is interested in helping people.  While serving on the board of Allegiance Health in Jackson, I had the distinct privilege to interact with many in the nursing field who serve as the backbone of our health-care system.  They spoke highly of their chosen profession and received great satisfaction while helping patients.  

ACA Impacts County Employees

Over the past several months, the Jackson County Administrator/Controller’s Office, Human Resource Department, Finance Department, and Consultants from McGraw Wentworth have been assessing the impact of federal and state health care reform from an employer’s perspective – one that remains committed to the prospect of continued sponsorship of a group medical plan to its employees and retirees.  The analysis encompassed a...

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    MESSAGE FROM US CHAMBER: As the President and the U.S. Senate prepare to extol the virtues of raising the tax rates on investment income (capital...



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