Items Tagged with 'michigan'

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Regard employment rates with caution

August 28, 2015
Month-end employment rates are likely to give politicians an excuse to imagine there is some credit due them rather than the Michigan employers creating jobs. Read More

Cider maker turns to bottled distribution

August 28, 2015
A Michigan hard cider producer is ready to put out bottles. Read More

Brewer responds to trademark tiff

August 26, 2015
A lakeshore brewery and its lawyer have sent their response to a cease-and-desist letter. Read More

State approves funding increase for public university operations

August 21, 2015
Although the state is allocating additional funds to Michigan’s 15 public universities this year, the major source of university revenue continues to come from student tuition. Read More

Concentrated talent is what matters most

August 14, 2015
University of Michigan economist Don Grimes and I are working on our next report on the Michigan economy. Read More

State leaders should reject EPA’s carbon rule

August 7, 2015
The federal government is poised to stick Michigan families with higher energy costs and diminished living standards, unless state legislators act now to resist. Read More

Law firm launches craft brewery industry group

July 31, 2015
Warner Norcross attorney Ian Kennedy has been spending a lot of time drinking beer at craft breweries. Read More

Lawmakers need to come together to fix roads

July 24, 2015
We have been spinning our wheels on road funding in Michigan for years. Read More

Michigan statutes are getting same-sex marriage updates

July 24, 2015
With Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban overturned, there are several statutes within Michigan’s legal framework that need to be updated to bring the state’s laws in line with the U.S. Constitution. Read More

Michigan needs to focus on high value, not low cost

July 17, 2015
I’m not a big fan of state business rankings. Everyone seems to assume they are a good measure of a state’s economic well-being. They aren’t. Read More