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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...

Current Issues

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    JANUARY 10, 2013 • BLOOMBERG NEWS Some states are adding a new twist to the old concept of unemployment insurance: Paying to keep...

  • MBT Repeal: Bullet...

    The Chamber thanks Senators Nofs and Richardville and Representatives Poleski and Shirkey for their vote on HB 4361-2, which eliminates the...

  • Planning tool helps...

    The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) released a policy brief that explains the most significant effects of the...



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