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It’s not the apocalypse yet, just a tax cut

But will Michigan’s second big business tax reduction in two years lead to more investment?

January 11, 2013
A blogger for a non-partisan, nonprofit national research organization that has monitored tax policy at the federal, state and local levels since 1937 thought Judgment Day might be just around the corner after most Michigan Republican legislators agreed to phase out the personal-property tax for industrial and commercial businesses. Read More

Hospital capital investment predicted to slow in 2013

Flat patient admission rates, reimbursement uncertainties lead to caution.

January 5, 2013
Growth in health system capital spending across America is projected to dip below 2010 levels this year, according to a survey of more than 600 health care executives by Premier health care alliance. Read More

Van Andel investments worthy of focus for economic growth

January 5, 2013
The West Michigan world is buzzing with continued strength in the automotive sector — the best sales year since 2007 — and the auto parts supplier industry that continues to be the backbone of regional manufacturing in 2013. Read More

That was then, this is now

December 29, 2012
In the not-too-distant past, stories like the one on today’s front page by David Czurak, “City manufacturers continue to invest,” would have drawn a few complaints and muttered criticisms. Read More