Items Tagged with 'Chamber of Commerce'

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Street Talk: Mini-MI to D.C.: They came, they saw, they had meetings

Gentleman's bet.

May 3, 2013
Chamber leaders and members from Grand Rapids, Ottawa, Muskegon and Allegan counties used the waning days of April for a jam-packed, two-day visit to Washington, D.C., led by Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce President Rick Baker and Vice President of Government and Corporate Affairs Andy Johnston. Read More

Street Talk: Blame Washington for a new batch of worries

New heights.

April 5, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s latest quarterly small business survey finds that Washington policies continue to hamper hiring and growth, with over a quarter of small businesses saying they have lost employees in the last year. Read More

Small businesses fill 10K jobs

August 31, 2012

Since January, small businesses across Michigan have filled close to 10,000 jobs, according to the Michigan’s Small Business Jobs Insight project, which is designed to tally and report the growing number of small business jobs being filled in regions and industries across the state. The project is a cooperative effort of the Small Business Association of Michigan, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and Issue Media Group.

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