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A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.
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A coalition of business and industry leaders last week launched the Michigan Compact on Immigration, a set of principles outlining the need for smart immigration policies at the federal and state levels that recognize the role immigrants play in helping drive Michigan’s economy forward. Read More
A Western Michigan University expert in supply chains and risk mitigation estimates we are two to six weeks away from serious disruptions as the result of the coronavirus, but its overall economic impact will be minimal if demand for products and services holds. Read More
The Grand Rapids Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Jan. 23 regarding the city’s recreational cannabis ordinance, and the West Michigan Cannabis Guild is urging the public to step forward and speak out against the concentration of licenses to out-of-area businesses. Read More
Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell for the second consecutive month, to 32,843, the lowest monthly total since 27,122 cuts were announced in July 2018, according to a report released Jan. 2 from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More