Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Policy Forum'


Is Michigan a startup state?

September 29, 2014
A conversation about growing Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem kicked off a conference Sunday in Grand Rapids — designed to align legislative policies with economic development initiatives in West Michigan. Read More

West Michigan Policy Forum convenes heavyweights

September 26, 2014
When regional leaders convene Sunday and Monday for the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum, much of the talk will center on workforce talent. Read More

West Michigan Policy Forum stands behind Snyder and right-to-work bills

December 7, 2012
West Michigan Policy Forum leaders are happy to hear right-to-work legislation is back on the table and days from becoming lawRead More

September's policy forum was the biggest ever

Despite changes to the format, the turnout topped the previous two.

November 10, 2012
According to the organization’s president, the most recent West Michigan Policy Forum was the best attended of the three that have been held. Read More

P20 education is top priority

September 16, 2012

More than 600 individuals representing communities from across the state attending the West Michigan Policy Forum heard extensive discussion on almost a dozen issues but brought the To Do List down to five — and education initiatives were two of those five.

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Snyder challenges business at WMPF

September 15, 2012

The third biennial West Michigan Policy Forum wrapped up Thursday with an address by Gov. Rick Snyder — an appropriate appearance, in view of the fact the organization was created four years ago to let state government know what policies West Michigan business is for and against.

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