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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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September 26, 2016
Since 1983, Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
September 26, 2016
Gateway Transformation Project includes centralized security checkpoint, expansion of Grand Hall.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Amway was named the title sponsor for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s new $45 million Gateway Transformation Project. Read More
Organization holds networking event to give companies opportunity for growth.
West Michigan is populated with available resources and tools to assist fledgling and mid-sized companies grow and succeed. Read More
Budget cuts, pay freezes leave teachers feeling undervalued, underappreciated.
Years of budget cuts, pay freezes and other statewide cost-cutting measures at schools throughout Michigan have schoolteachers feeling undervalued and underappreciated, according to a joint survey from the Michigan Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers Michigan. Read More
Proposed energy bills could greatly affect state’s electric choice market.
Michigan still is awaiting an energy plan, and an announcement last week by Gov. Rick Snyder that discussions between the State of Michigan and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator have produced “a framework that facilitates a state approach for establishing adequate electrical resources to meet reliability requirements,” isn’t putting everyone at ease. Read More
Bills would legalize provisioning centers, non-smokable forms of drug.
Three bills signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Sept. 21 likely will grow Michigan’s medical marijuana industry substantially and could contribute millions in revenue for the state. Read More
We all know various beasties lurk about in October, the month of Halloween, but beastly provisions also can lurk in contracts, ready to cause misery to the unwary. Read More
I went to a networking meeting hosted by a formal networking organization called Business Network International. Read More
Heartside Ministry received $7,500 to spur its General Education Development program from Old National Bank’s philanthropic arm, the Old National Bank Foundation, which has awarded more than $10 million in grants to nonprofits the past 10 years. Read More
Nonresidential construction input prices and overall input prices fell in August, as energy prices retrenched, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More