Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce'
MMA and chamber say ballot proposal is too broad and would create unfair burden for employers.
Business leaders statewide are voicing opposition to a measure that would guarantee workers at least one hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked. Read More
The month of May has brought a series of approvals for the Downtown Development Authority’s $10-million budget attending the GR Forward initiatives, including $2.63 million for a “mobility strategy” related to “bike-friendly” parking solutions, street and boulevard “improvements,” extended DASH service and “education outreach” for “options in and out of downtown.” Read More
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