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Governors of Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia Announce Major Bipartisan Interstate Compact For Three Million Rapid Antigen Tests

Michigan Business Network
August 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Six-State Testing Agreement Is First Of Its Kind Among Governors During COVID-19 Pandemic Expansion of Rapid Antigen Testing Is Critical As States Face Testing Shortages and Delays More States, Cities, and Local Governments May Join Compact In Coming Weeks

Maryland Governor Larry HoganLouisiana Governor John Bel EdwardsMassachusetts Governor Charlie BakerMichigan Governor Gretchen WhitmerOhio Governor Mike DeWine, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced a major bipartisan interstate compact with the Rockefeller Foundation to expand the use of rapid point-of-care antigen tests to slow the spread of COVID-19 and continue safely reopening the states.

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CAR Management Briefing Seminars Continue through This Afternoon

A Shunpiker's Journal
August 5, 2020 9:00 AM

Two days of inspirational speakers and a “front-row” seat to understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the current and future automotive and mobility industries is almost over. Those attending the event this year are doing so from any location and make new connections through this exciting virtual platform.

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Peters, Stabenow Applaud Bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act Being Signed Into Law

Michigan Business Network
August 5, 2020 8:00 AM

Legislation Will Permanently and Fully Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Protect Michigan Public Lands and Waters That Are Critical to Economy

 

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) Tuesday applauded the signing into law of bipartisan legislation that will guarantee funding towards public lands maintenance and renovation projects in Michigan and across the country.

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Get Through the Tough Times with Supply Chain Resilience

Michigan Business Network
August 5, 2020 7:00 AM

Supply chains are vulnerable—identify your risks to protect your future

As companies have seen this year, supply chains are vulnerable to slight or serious interruptions that can occur without warning. Businesses can take this opportunity to examine their supply chains and find the links that may be broken in future crises. In this article, CSH's David Mills reviews the lessons manufacturers can learn from the pandemic and how they can be better prepared for whatever comes next.

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PMBC | Register By Friday for 2020 Virtual Aerospace and Tech Summit

Michigan Business Network
August 5, 2020 6:00 AM

2020 Virtual Aerospace and Tech Summit

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), in partnership with Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM), is hosting the third annual Aerospace Summit. This free, MUST-attend virtual event brings purchasing demand to the supply base here in Michigan.

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Statement of Detroit Regional Chamber and MICHauto on Ford Motor Company Leadership News

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2020 7:00 PM

The following statement is from Glenn Stevens, executive director of MICHauto, and vice president of Automotive and Mobility Initiatives for the Detroit Regional Chamber:

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MMA | Five Reasons to Attend MFG Legislative Day

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2020 6:00 PM

Five Reasons to Attend

Decisions are made in Lansing every day that impact your business, your employees and your community. Learn to advocate for your business at the annual MFG Legislative Day.

Attendees will:

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President Trump Grants Governor Whitmer’s Request to Extend Michigan National Guard Through December 31 to Assist With COVID-19

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2020 5:00 PM

The president decides to only federally fund guard activities at 75%, leaving states with additional costs 

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after President Trump granted her request that he authorize the use of Michigan National Guard forces for COVID-19 response through December 31, 2020. Title 32 authority, which allows Guard members to receive federal pay and benefits, was previously set to expire on August 21 due to a deadline set by the Trump Administration.

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LEO | Application for $8.55 Million in COVID-19 Workplace Safety Grants Will Close Friday, Aug 7

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2020 4:00 PM

The Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant Program aimed at helping protect workers and keep the community safe will soon close. These grants will provide small businesses matching funds of up to $10,000 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 spread through safety and health-related equipment purchased and training in response to COVID-19.

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ASK Ranked Among World’s Best 101 SMB Managed Service Providers

Bottom Line IT
August 4, 2020 3:00 PM

Annual SMB Hot 101 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Small and Midsize Managed Service Market

ASK has been named as one of the world’s best SMB managed service providers on the new annual Channel Futures SMB Hot 101 rankings for 2020.

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