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MEDC | Michigan’s Small Business Strength, Affordable Cost of Living Continue to Receive National Recognition

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 6:00 PM

 

As Michigan’s economic recovery continues to build momentum following the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, several communities across the state are receiving national attention for the strength of their small business employment and talent opportunities.

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Peters Reintroduces Legislation to Ensure Public Buildings Utilize Energy Efficient Lighting

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 5:00 PM

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Save Taxpayer Dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would help save taxpayer dollars by directing the General Services Administration (GSA) to install the most life-cycle cost effective and energy efficient lighting in public buildings. The bill previously passed through Committee during the 116th Congress.

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Governor Whitmer Issues Statement After the State Administers 2 Millionth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Whitmer made the following statement after the state hit another vaccination milestone today by administering over 2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Stimulus Payments Boosted Income and Consumer Spending in January

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 1:00 PM

Inflation Remains Contained
  • Inflation will temporarily accelerate over the next few months, then recede.There was a huge 10% increase in personal income in January as the government distributed stimulus payments to households.
  • Consumer spending rose a big 2.4% over the month.
  • The PCE price index rose 0.3% in January, as did the core index.
  • Stimulus is supporting an economic recovery in the U.S.  With Congress set to pass a $1.9 trillion stimulus package, the outlook is for very strong growth this year.
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LAFCU CEO Patrick Spyke named Michigan MVP

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU CEO Patrick Spyke has been named a 2021 Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Corp! Magazine.

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LEO | Applications for New Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation Program Now Available

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich.— The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) announced that eligible Michiganders can apply for the new Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC) program.

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Cinnaire Awarded $4.8 Million Capital Magnet Fund Grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 9:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded Cinnaire $4.8 million in Capital Magnet Fund grants. The competitive grants are awarded to CDFIs and nonprofit housing organizations to develop and rehabilitate affordable housing for low-, very-low and extremely low-income families. Cinnaire was one of 48 organizations nationwide to receive a Capital Magnet Fund award from among the 137 applicants.

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Statement from Governor Whitmer, MEDC Committee Chair Awenate Cobbina on MEDC CEO Mark Burton

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 8:00 AM

LANSING – Thursday Governor Gretchen Whitmer and MEDC Executive Committee Chair Awenate Cobbina released the following statements congratulating MEDC CEO Mark Burton for accepting a new position with Honigman, to be announced shortly. 

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Clark Schaefer Hackett | On-Time Delivery Is Critical for Operations Leaders

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 7:00 AM

Don’t let OTD cause you to lose clients

As an Operations leader, you know that on-time delivery is critical for your manufacturing and distribution company. If your business isn’t consistently delivering on time, your organization’s reputation could be negatively impacted, resulting in lost orders and revenue. CSH’s Randy Slattery discusses some of the factors that can slow down your delivery time and provides tips to drive improvement in your operations.

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Treasury: Whitmer Administration Announces Launching of Michigan Small Emerging Manager Program

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 6:00 PM

$300 Million Available for Michigan’s
Emerging Small-Market Investment Managers

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today announced the launching of a new program that provides smaller investment fund managers an opportunity to grow by managing state pension fund dollars.

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