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Gun Lake Casino stops annual payments to state

At issue is Michigan’s launch of Internet lottery sales a year ago.

August 21, 2015
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is planning staff cuts after the tribal owners of Gun Lake Casino stopped paying the state a portion of its slot machine gambling profits, as was stipulated in the compact made with the state. Read More

Michigan Economic Development Corp. plans job cuts

August 17, 2015
LANSING — Michigan's economic development agency is planning staff cuts partly because a tribal casino stopped paying a portion of its gambling profits. Read More

Huntington Bank expands micro-lending initiative

August 7, 2015
Due to the success of its pilot lending program, a collaborative initiative between Huntington Bank and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. is bringing micro-loan opportunities to small businesses. Read More

Plastics maker invests $14M in expansion

July 2, 2015
A maker of plastic parts for multiple industries is planning to expand its plant in the area and create 54 jobs. Read More

State names acting VP for 'Pure Michigan'

June 26, 2015
The vice president at Travel Michigan has resigned after six months into the role, and the organization has named an acting VP. Read More

Right Place: MEDC funding cut would ‘disarm’ Michigan

Business Leaders for Michigan also opposes the road funding proposal.

June 12, 2015
Economic developers and Business Leaders for Michigan are sounding the alarm in response to legislation that passed the Michigan House that will divert almost half of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. budget next year to restore Michigan’s dilapidated roads. Read More

Ottawa planners contemplate tapping into crowdfunding tool

March 13, 2015
The Ottawa County Planning Commission is considering leveraging a crowdfunding platform launched by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. as an additional fundraising tool to engage community members in supporting public improvement projects and to earn matching funds from the state. Read More

Event provides matchmaking for Michigan business

Summit will hook up suppliers of all kinds with potential large customers.

September 12, 2014
Business Leaders for Michigan and Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Pure Michigan Business Connect are planning an invitation-only supplier summit Oct. 8 at the Lansing Center. Read More

Survey puts Michigan recovery among best in nation

Business Facilities data indicates Detroit and GR are among the best in export growth.

August 22, 2014
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is touting an extensive survey of economic activity by a nationwide site selection magazine that highlights the strength of the Michigan recovery and boosts prospects for the state’s continued business growth. Read More

Auto supplier plans 186 jobs at ex-Toyota plant

June 12, 2014
An auto supplier with German roots is planning to buy a former Toyota Tsusho America plant in the region and invest up to $23 million to convert the facility. Read More