Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce'
The city of Grand Rapids will be cited for its “Vital Streets” plan this month, and while the Business Journal offers congratulations for the professional planners association’s recognition of adherence to process and the city’s adoption of national goals to significantly reduce vehicular traffic while increasing pedestrian, bicycle and public transit, we believe such an occasion begs the problem solving left unfinished. Read More
Report outlines suggestions based on educational best practices from other states to address Michigan’s ‘crisis.’
Business Leaders for Michigan released a review of the country’s K-12 best practices and outlined a set of principles the organization’s members believe can lead to better student performance. Read More
The Business Journal is reporting on no fewer than three significant announcements from Gov. Rick Snyder, from Business Leaders for Michigan and an analysis by The Right Place Inc. regarding its failed proposal vying for the Amazon HQ2 project. Read More
For more than 24 years, NAFTA has been producing results for the U.S., for Michigan and our community.Read More
Chamber survey shows availability of workforce and parking as top concerns, though 96 percent have positive perception of businesses climate.
Results from the annual Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs survey confirm talent and workforce development, as well as parking and mobility, remain the top concerns of the West Michigan business community. Read More