Officials Differ On Pump Priming

December 13, 2002

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LANSING — In a stifled economy, state officials are looking for ways to boost spending and get money flowing, but they differ on which actions should be taken.

Gov.-elect Jennifer Granholm has made it clear that she supports a raise in the weekly rate of unemployment benefits in Michigan, and groups such as the Michigan State AFL-CIO agree that benefits should increase.

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State Eyes Renewable Energy

September 25, 2002
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One of the Mackinaw City turbines.

Rich VanderVeen of Bay Windpower in Suttons Bay wants to take advantage of the fact that Michigan is the 14th windiest state in the nation by using wind turbines as energy.
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