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MSU's Dr. Charles Ballard Economic Update on Michigan, USA, and World

Michigan Business Beat
August 9, 2017 9:00 AM

Chris Holman catches up with Dr. Charles L. Ballard Department of Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

They discuss an economic update covering Michigan, the United States, and the rest of the world, as of early August 2017.

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Cinnaire Advancing Communities at 2017 Great Lakes Lenders Conference

Michigan Business Beat
August 1, 2017 9:00 AM

While at the 2017 Great Lakes Lender's Conference, in Detroit. Chris Holman catches up with Mark S. McDaniel President and CEO of Cinnaire, to discuss what they are and what they do, then going into specifics about their community development, affordable housing and legislative policy.

The Great Lakes Lenders Conference was happening last week in Detroit. 

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The Lake Superior Community Partnership and Dickinson Area EDA Announce Collaboration

U.P. Perspectives
July 25, 2017 11:00 AM

The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) and Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance (DAEDA) are pleased to announce the signing of a formal collaborative agreement between the two entities that will have the LSCP providing economic development services and support to the DAEDA staff and board of directors.

"Our board and community stakeholders have worked diligently over the last 15 months to develop a plan and garner the necessary resources to take economic development in our county to the next level," stated Russ Kassin, DAEDA Chairman. "We are fortunate to have been able to work with the team at the LSCP whose credentialed and experienced staff will play a significant role in our economic development activities."

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Privately owned freight railroads are critical to U.S. industry

Michigan Business Beat
July 24, 2017 9:00 AM

Chris Holman talks with Ted Greener, Director, Public Affairs Association of American Railroads about how privately owned freight railroads are critical to U.S. industry.

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Workforce Outlook in Lansing

Michigan Business Beat
July 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Thomas Ruis, Vice President Commercial Banking Group, Fifth Third Bank about the workforce outlook in Lansing, MI. 

He appears on the Michigan Business Beat this month as the CAMW! Success Story of the Month, where their partners and projects are highlighted. 

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Selective Case Management Provides Disabilities Services

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2017 2:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Renea Sternbergh, CEO, Selective Case Management, of Saginaw, MI, to talk about employment related to individuals with disabilities.

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Perfect time to invest in affordable property through the Treasurer’s Tax Auction on July 25

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2017 12:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Eric Schertzing, Ingham Co. Treasurer about the state of housing in Ingham County.

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Planet M Mobility Report for mid-July 2017

Michigan Business Network
July 14, 2017 5:00 PM

From working with global leaders to challenging innovative startups for solutions, Michigan is putting a strong focus on building smart infrastructure and protecting vehicle and driver data. These fundamental pieces to advancing connected and driverless technologies are all part of the year 'round work being done on Planet M to advance the mobility of tomorrow. Here are some of the latest news announcements you might have missed.

Trevor Pawl, Group Vice President, Planet M

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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Jeff Mason as president and chair of the Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Business Network
July 11, 2017 5:00 PM

Mason recently named CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Tuesday July 11, 2017 LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jeff Mason to be president of the Michigan Strategic Fund and chairman of the Michigan Strategic Fund board of directors.

The Michigan Strategic Fund works to support economic development and job creation. Executive Order 2014-12 reconstituted the Michigan Strategic Fund within the Department of Talent and Economic Development

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Mid-Year Perspective with Senior Business Economist, Paul Traub

Michigan Business Beat
July 11, 2017 4:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Paul Traub, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch, Detroit, MI. Catching up with Paul. Then doing a Mid-Year economic review. Checking on Interest Rates, and what the rest of '17 shaping up with!

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