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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
New report from MPSC and Michigan Energy Office lays out several scenarios.
Whether or not Michigan can really increase its renewable energy minimum to 30 percent of all electricity delivered by the public utilities is one question. Read More
Film industry not yet a key ingredient in the state’s economy.
In the U.S. film industry, Michigan has had mainly a walk-on part — but state subsidies for the film industry became a Technicolor addition to the usual drama in the state Legislature after then-Gov. Jennifer Granholm got the Michigan Film and Digital Media Incentive passed in 2008. Read More
Happily, this year’s predicted crop is the opposite of last year’s.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Michigan’s apple growers will harvest approximately 30 million bushels of apples this year, according to the official crop estimate announced in late August at the USApple Outlook meeting in Chicago, where the Michigan Apple Committee was in attendance. Read More
Committee weighs options on how to increase those dollars.
In addition to creating a new general operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Kent County Finance Committee is trying to decide how to properly fund the Veterans’ Affairs Department. Read More
For years, industry was successful because of the “10 percent inspiration, 90 percent perspiration” philosophy. Hard work and a little luck launched many a career and founded many a company. Read More