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Items Tagged with 'Detroit'
Lumina Foundation likes mayor’s To College-Through College initiative.
Grand Rapids was one of 35 U.S. cities to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation grant in early June that will be used to help more young residents of the community earn college degrees. Read More
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, flew into Detroit last week to announce the investment bank’s decision to provide $100 million in loans — including some endowment funds — to business and property owners in the city that is $18 billion in debt. Recipients of those loans may or may not reside in Detroit. Read More
A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.
Business Leaders for Michigan, a statewide organization of corporate executives based in Detroit, is projecting the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next six to 18 months, but expects Michigan’s economy to continue to outperform the U.S. economy. Read More
Detroit and Ford question report stating half of world’s airports will face delays.
LANSING — Travel becomes more frustrating on the day before major holidays, the U.S. Travel Association warns, but airport officials in Detroit and Grand Rapids aren’t concerned. Read More
University of Michigan economist Don Grimes and I are working on our annual progress report on the Michigan economy. Read More
Detroit’s bankruptcy will ultimately have a positive impact on cities across West Michigan and the U.S. Read More
Most of the world’s major economies have developed a cavalier attitude toward debt that is not only unique to them but also held by millions of households that are financing college education. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal applauded Gov. Rick Snyder’s move in February to appoint a six-member Michigan financial review team to determine whether it should declare a financial emergency in Detroit and allow an emergency financial manager to take over city operations. Read More