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Regional unemployment rates decline in August

Governor Whitmer Reopens Movie Theaters, Strengthens Mask Requirements in Schools

Peters Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Icebreaking Capacity in the Great Lakes

NEWS RELEASE: MDHHS Makes COVID-19 Recommendations About Halloween Trick-or-Treating, Celebrations

Lansing Region’s Top Young Professionals Recognized at 10 Over the Next Ten Awards

SBA | Happy National Small Business Week!

NEWS RELEASE: Virtual Job Fair in October Addresses Shortage of Direct Care Workers During COVID-19

MichBio | Signature Webinar: Pharma and Biotech Investment Analysis with Guest Speakers from JPMorgan

CAR | AI’s Role in Automotive

Michigan College Access Network Awards 11 Additional COVID-19 Response Grants in 11th Round of Funding

Fustini’s Oils & Vinegars Celebrates National EVOO Day with New Arrivals & Virtual Tastings

MEDC | Pure Michigan and Short’s Brewing Company Encourage Travelers to #HopIntoMichigan

MEDC | Business growth, community revitalization projects around Michigan attract $112 million in investment

State of Michigan budget in place, ready to begin new fiscal year on October 1

U-M Mentors, Co-Hosts, and the Fall Semester

Governor Whitmer Announces Bold Action to Protect Public Health and Create Clean Energy Jobs by Making Michigan Carbon-Neutral by 2050

Press Release | Hispanic and Latino students encouraged to apply for 2020-2021 Future Leaders Scholarship

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: 2021 budget remains focused on education and healthy families

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | NEW CSH Podcast!

Sparrow Among Top-Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

AAA: Is Your Child Properly Secured in the Car?

Sparrow News: Sparrow Care Network practices earn Patient- Centered Medical Home designation

Sandy Baruah | MBN Speaker Series 2020 (virtual event)

SBAM | Last Chance – SBAM Members – An Astounding Fact

VIDEO: Governor Whitmer Sits Down with Top Advisors to Discuss Michigan’s COVID-19 Response

CAR | MICHauto & CAR Present: "The Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Automotive Talent Pipeline"

News Release: 2021 Detroit Auto Show Moves to Late September

PlanetM Mobility Report Late Spetember 2020

News Release: Business Leaders for Michigan Launches Intense Focus On Work To Eliminate Racial Inequity In Michigan

Governor Whitmer Proclaims This Week as Small Business Week in Michigan

MEDC | Capital Access Program Puts Recreation Business on the Path to Recovery

Bottom Line I.T. | Affordable Cyber Security Solutions for Every Business

Local high school working to raise awareness, prevent tragedies during National Suicide Prevention Month

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Productivity: A Look at Working Remotely and Efficiently

Molly Chan shares “What’s Next”!

Peters, Stabenow Push to Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable During Pandemic as Part of Bipartisan Senate Effort

Peters, Stabenow Announce Over $15.5 Million in Federal Funding for Pedestrian Safety Crossings Along Michigan Line Rail Corridor

News Release: Funds Available for New and Recompeting Michigan's AmeriCorps Programs

West Michigan Business Stories from ClarkCom

Sparrow News: New provider Joins SMG Practices in Carson City, St. Johns

Michigan's Health Insurers Agree to Provide COVID-19 Testing, Treatment at No Cost to Patients Through the End of 2020

News Release: MDARD Reminding Schools, Businesses to Only Use EPA-approved Disinfectants

Sparrow Ionia Hospital Begins Offering PET Scan Imaging for Cancer, Heart Patients

Joe Winkiel | Inaugural Capital Area Virtual Job Fair

Sparrow News: Sparrow Medical Group Carson City Welcomes Tan Li, D.O.

Emmanuel & Angela Williams | Detailxperts Franchise System - Steam Technology

Telamon | CAMW!'s Most Valuable Partner for September 2020

NEWS RELEASE: Treasury: More Options Coming for Returning Bottles, Cans

Sparrow News: DAISY Award winner at Sparrow Carson Hospital honored for her compassion during COVID crisis

CAR | Defining Sustainability in the Automotive Landscape

Takea Norwood | CAMW! MVP (Most Valuable Partner August 2020)

MSU Foundation & MEDC - Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III

Author and International Keynote Speaker Karin Hurt Inspires Transformational Change

MFEA | You're Invited: Grab Your Tradeshow Booth Today!

NEWS RELEASE: The Basketball League Introduces Flint United

MGA | Helping Small Manufacturers Build Smart & Lead Strong

New Data Points Reveal Disproportionate Financial Hardship in Black Households across Michigan

SBAM | MI Hidden Talent to Feature Dr. Temple Grandin

AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Increase Slightly

Ann Arbor SPARK’s Annual a2Tech360 Goes Virtual 2020

YouthQuest to Host Self-Care Workshop for Out-of-School Time Professionals

PMBC | Virtual Aerospace and Tech Summit to Help Michigan Businesses Grow across the State Earlier this Week

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Do You Know What Makes Your Employees Tick?

NEWS RELEASE: Treasury: Scammers Using Fake Letters in Collections Scam

U-M Celebrate Invention 2020: Happens Next Week!

Two More Peters Bills Headed to President to be Signed into Law, Building on Bipartisanship

Bottom Line I.T. | The App Helping International Students Feel More at Home

Foster Swift | Lansing Attorneys Selected as 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars”

Michigan College Access Network Hiring 20 College Completion Coaches for 2020-2021 Calendar Year

Michigan Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged in August

Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan Virtual 5k and Movement Challenge

Catalyst Communities Program Will Help Communities Address Climate Impacts on Public Health, Emergency Preparedness

Peters Statement on Court Ruling Blocking Postmaster General DeJoy’s Changes that Caused Harmful Mail Delays

Bluesource to Head DNR’s Pilot Carbon Credit Marketing Project

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | New Podcast: Help with Executive Recruiting

PNC is presenting a year-end business planning webinar in partnership with SBAM

NEWS RELEASE: State Cites 19 Businesses, Totaling $51,400 in Penalties for COVID-19 Workplace Safety Violations

Back-to-school is something everyone should be thinking about right now

PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Large Declines in Unemployment Insurance Claims; Unemployment Still Elevated

PMBC | Last Call for WBEs – Buyers Added + Supplier Application Closing

Chamber This Week - September 16, 2020 | Gaylord Chamber

NLEA September News - All Star Speakers Coming to Northern Michigan

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Join GLLC 2020 LIVE Today

SBAM | Business Owner Survey

News Release: Michigan Offers Assistance and Reimbursement to Promote More COVID-19 Testing in Homes for the Aged

House Passes Peters, Portman Bipartisan Bill to Improve Transparency of Federal Spending

Cinnaire & Allen Neighborhood Center Join Forces to Revitalize Lansing’s Eastside

Peters Releases New Investigative Report Detailing Harmful Impacts of Nationwide Mail Delays

Mary Free Bed at Sparrow, Community Hospitals Receive National Honors for Patient Satisfaction

PNC' Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Slower But Still Solid Growth in Retail Sales in August

News Release: MDHHS Expands Rapid Response Staffing Resources Statewide for Long-Term Care Facilities Facing Staffing Shortages

MBN Speakers Series Continues Virtually with Speaker Sandy K. Baruah - Today

Former Science Teacher Takes the Helm at NexTech Lansing

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Podcast: 3 Tips to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged

MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for We Lit Avalon

Peters Presses Postmaster General DeJoy on Delivery Delays of Prescription Drugs

Check out the Final Agenda for the Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit!

Peters Bipartisan Bill to Save Taxpayer Dollars on Federal Vehicles Passes House

Join GLLC 2020 LIVE This Thursday!

NEWS RELEASE: Treasury: Deadline for Michigan Home Heating Credit in Two Weeks

LEO | In Case You Missed the Live Gyms and Fitness Centers Q&A about COVID-19 Workplace Safety

West Michigan Business Stories from ClarkCom

SBAM | Employers Get Creative with Back-to-School Uncertainty

PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Modest August Increase in Industrial Production; Still 7 Percent Below Pre-Recession Level

AAA Cautions Drivers Against Over Confidence in Driver Assistance Systems

LEO | Sodecia Automotive Detroit Corp in Roseville Cited for MIOSHA Violations

News Release: New “Spread Hope, Not COVID” Campaign Urges All Michiganders to Join Together to Safely Reopen the State

MBN Speakers Series Continues Virtually with Speaker Sandy K. Baruah - Wednesday

Michigan’s Largest Workforce Conference!

News Release: MDHHS Order Protects Patients, Employees and Visitors at State-Run Hospitals with Staff COVID-19 Testing Requirement

Genomenon : HGMD vs. Mastermind in New Blog Series: Just the Facts

MEDC | $4.7 Million in Additional Loans Made to 71 Businesses through Michigan Small Business Relief Program

SBAM | Now Available! The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Remote Work

MCDC | SBA 504 Rates for September and Golf Video

AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Continue to Decrease

Consumer Advisory: MDARD Issues Consumer Advisory for Vlanc+Piür Brand Hand Sanitizers

News Release: New MDHHS Order Will Allow Outdoor Visits at Residential Facilities while Continuing to Protect Residents from COVID-19

Join GLLC 2020 LIVE This Thursday!

MEDC | Growth Opportunities in Intelligent Manufacturing

LAFCU Names Rob Boomershine as VP of Lending

PSC | One Michigan County Took Population Health to a Whole New Level

Sparrow News: Sparrow Hair-a-Thon is Today

Sale Closes for First $800 Million in Rebuilding Michigan Bonds

News Release: UIA Update: Michigan Workers Provided Additional $300

MCAN Awards $100,000 Statewide during 10-10-10 Birthday Tour

News Release: Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Unveils Kelly Johnson Joint All-Domain Innovation Center Alongside Michigan National Guard

News Release: $4.7 Million in Additional Loans Made to 71 Businesses through MEDC Michigan Small Business Relief Program

STATEMENT: MCAN Supports Michigan Free Tuition Program for Frontline Workers

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | How to Improve VPN Reliability

PMBC | Calling All Women-Owned Businesses: Apply Now to Meet with WE Match Buyers

A Focus on Trust and Wealth Management

NLEA Announces Incoming President

LEO | Career Connect Newsletter: September 2020

Bay Future, Inc. Annual Meeting Invitation

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Clarifying Face Covering Requirements for Organized Sports

MWF | Michigan Women Forward Will Honor Its 2020 Women of Courage and Achievement

News Release: State Provides Guidelines to Gyms, Fitness Centers to Open Safely

Gov. Whitmer Launches New, First in Nation Futures for Frontliners Program to Offer Essential, Frontline Workers a Tuition-Free Path to Community College

PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Initial, Continuing UI Claims Flat in Late Summer; Unemployment Remains Extremely Elevated

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Checklist: Return-to-Work Strategy

GR African American Task Force to Host Virtual Economic Development Conference

MEDC | Navistar Establishes eMobility Center in Rochester Hills, Further Extending State’s Leadership in Design and Production of Autonomous and Electric Vehicles

MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Splash Pad at Claude Evans Park in Battle Creek

MEDA's 2020 Annual Meeting

MCAN Receives $100,000 Grant from The Kresge Foundation to Support COVID-19 Relief

MEDC | Last Chance to Register for Webinar: Automotive Cybersecurity

Bottom Line I.T. | Phishing: Are Your Employees Aware?

September News from Tech Transfer

News Release: Additional Food Assistance for 350,000 Michigan Families in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

Sparrow Forensic Pathology Services Issues Q2 Report Showing Rise in Drug Deaths in Local Counties

News Release: Michigan National Guard to Assist with No-Cost Community COVID-19 Testing in Allegan and Clinton Counties

Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation Awards Healthcare Scholarships

CAR MBS 2020 Sessions Available to Purchase Now

News Release: Five Additional Neighborhood Testing Sites Begin Offering COVID-19 Testing

News Release: Ambassador Program Launches to Educate Michigan Businesses on Workplace Safety Guidelines

Michigan Venture Capital Association September News

Lifelong Leadership and a Higher Calling

NEWS RELEASE: Treasury: Digital Signatures Permitted on Paper Forms

One Month Later, Governor Whitmer Reiterates Calls on President Trump to Fully Fund the Michigan National Guard

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | The CFO of the Future Is a Tech Exec

SBA Conducts 3-Day Listening Tour across Michigan

Governor Whitmer Signs Bill to Provide Funding for Enhanced Federal Unemployment Benefits 

MMA | Last Chance to Engage in Top MFG Policy Conversations

Sparrow Carson Hospital Names Phlebotomist as Caregiver of the Month

Foster Swift | September Morning Break - Commercial Real Estate Concerns in the new COVID Environment

Helping Small Manufacturers Build Smart & Lead Strong

MBN Speakers Series Continues Virtually with Speaker Sandy K. Baruah - Sept.16th

U.P. Perspective | LSCP Releases 2019 Data Booklet

SBA | National Small Business Week to Kick-off September 22-24

AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Drop 6 Cents

Treetops Resort An Autumn Sensory Sensation at Treetops Resort A Culinary Color Tour

Foster Swift | September Morning Break - Commercial Real Estate Concerns in the new COVID Environment

Helping Small Manufacturers Build Smart & Lead Strong

MBN Speakers Series Continues Virtually with Speaker Sandy K. Baruah - Sept.16th

U.P. Perspective | LSCP Releases 2019 Data Booklet

SBAM | New Reopenings Announced

AAA: Michigan Gas Prices as of Labor Day

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Happy Labor Day from CSH—A Tribute to Frontline Workers

Governor Whitmer Proclaims September 2020 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Gaylord Chamber Food For Thought - This is Leah!

MCDC | Labor Day Holiday Hours

Governor Whitmer Extends Executive Orders Protecting Grocery Store Workers,

U-M Celebrate Invention 2020: September 21 thru 24

SBA | National Small Business Week to Kick-off September 22-24

SBA | Upcoming Events USPTO

Cinnaire | Launches First Jumpstart Wilmington Cohort

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency to Continue the Fight Against COVID-19

PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Solid Job Growth of 1.4 Million in August

MEDC | Grant Funds Available for Small Farms Through Sept. 15

Michigan Announces Virtual 2020 North American International Cyber Summit

CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | 7 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

Amy Clickner | Update with Lake Superior Community Partnership

Update with Economist Dr. Charles Ballard

Premier Center for ABA Therapy Opens 9th Michigan Location in Grand Rapids Amidst COVID-19

Governor Whitmer Signs Order Reopening Gyms and Pools, Permitting Organized Sports With Strict Safety Measures

MEDC | Michigan rises in national rankings with Area Development’s 2020 Top States for Doing Business

MMA | New MFG Legislative Day Location and an Agenda Packed with Heavy Hitters

Peters & Cardin Press Postmaster General DeJoy on Delivery Delays Harming Small Businesses

Cinnaire | Zina Risk Appointed President, Cinnaire Lending