Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Policy Forum'


Accountability in education: Get your money’s worth

November 30, 2018
Getting your money’s worth is a saying we are all familiar with. Read More

Digging out from the past to continue drive forward

November 2, 2018
How Michigan can improve its roads and infrastructure is an important issue. Read More

Education tops list of forum objectives

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suggests schools be graded based on student growth.

September 28, 2018
Michigan will suffer long term if education performance is not improved. Read More

Taking Michigan from good to great

August 24, 2018
Next month, the West Michigan Policy Forum (WMPF) will celebrate 10 years since our first conference. As we look back, it’s clear Michigan’s economy is far better than it was 10 years ago. Read More

Criminal justice reform is the right thing to do, for all of us

March 9, 2018
More than a decade ago, law enforcement leaders supported smart criminal justice reform because they recognized that overincarceration would not make Michigan safer. Read More

Reserving space on the Capitol lawn? Let’s hope it is for pension reform

December 1, 2017
Recent stories coming out of Lansing indicate lobbying groups are planning to camp out in Lansing to rally against potential solutions to fund local government’s retirement promises. Read More

Stryker VP: We are at the forefront of robotic surgery

Company sponsors middle school robotic teams to encourage children to follow career path.

September 30, 2016
Just three days before she was part of a panel discussion at the West Michigan Policy Forum, Stryker Corporation Vice President Katy Fink saw something incredible on a trip to China. Read More

Tech policy expert: Data will fuel innovation

Alec Ross speaks about affected industries during West Michigan Policy Forum.

September 30, 2016
The next age of innovation will be fueled by data, according to technology policy expert Alec Ross. Read More

West Michigan Policy Forum ranks policy initiatives

September 27, 2016
After concluding a full-day conference downtown, members of the West Michigan Policy Forum voted on the top five “pro-business” policy priorities for the state to address. Read More

Forum strength rests on strong voices

August 26, 2016
The bi-annual West Michigan Policy Forum reservation line is open, even as the agenda still is taking shape for the Sept. 26 event, which currently gives emphasis to the GOP national agenda and presidential candidates. Read More