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Tax credit designed to strengthen connections with local farms.
LANSING — Let the Germans make our beer? Michigan legislators say “no thanks” with a proposal to support the state’s own talented brewers. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder has been clear in his support of new immigration policies since his first State of the State message, and in the face of continued gridlock at the federal level for immigration reform, last week described a path around that gridlock in creation of a new Office for New Americans. It has become “Snyder style:” where one road is blocked he forges a new path to the goal. Read More
This year, of course, is an election year. We will be inundated from both sides on how well the Michigan economy has performed since the last election. Read More
Corporate support for LGBT equality on the upswing.
While Michigan remains a state that does not include sexual orientation or gender identity in its nondiscrimination law — the Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act, some of the state’s top employers have enacted their own nondiscrimination policies and have been very outspoken about their commitment to LGBT equality in the workplace and beyond. Read More
President Barack Obama’s approval rating in Michigan sagged to its lowest point in three years in the wake of this fall’s sequestration and glitches with the health care reform rollout. Read More
Michigan Future’s new report, “The New Path to Prosperity: Lessons for Michigan From Two Decades of Economic Change,” is about how the American economy has been transformed from 1990-2011 — largely, we believe, due to globalization and technology. And how Michigan and Minnesota (the Great Lakes region’s most prosperous state) have fared compared to the nation over those two decades. Read More