Grand Rapids Business Journal
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January 14, 2019
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.
January 14, 2019
Experts say the change will streamline the process for remediation of brownfield properties.
A bill modifying the process for obtaining a “no further action” determination from the state regarding environmental cleanup and establishing toxicity values for hazardous substances became law just before the new year. Read More
Osteopathic Foundation of West Michigan connects students with doctors, providing hands-on experience.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Amid an impending shortage of health care workers, a foundation is taking steps to introduce more West Michigan high school students to medical fields. Read More
Technology offers less invasive procedure, quicker recovery time for patients.
Dr. Derick Johnson personally performed 450 joint replacement surgeries last year for Holland Hospital. Read More
Whole Farm Revenue Protection allows farmers to buy insurance policy to cover whole farm, not individual crops.
After being engulfed in a trade war between the U.S., Mexico, Canada and China, farmers now have some positives to look forward to this year. Read More
Muskegon County ordered to pay $228K in damages after peremptory ending of contract.
After a two-year legal battle, a Lansing circuit court judge cleared the name of Ryan Leestma and his IT consulting business, Information Systems Intelligence LLC, finding Muskegon County liable for breaching its contractual obligations. Read More
C corporations, S corporations will see decrease in flat rate tax percentage.
Tax season is fast approaching, and that means another year for businesses to learn about tax changes, especially now when some of the new provisions in the federal tax overhaul that was signed into law in 2017 will take effect. Read More
Despite warning signs at the end of the year, 2018 was a very good year for Michigan’s and the nation’s economy. Read More
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