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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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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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PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer Visits Vaccine Site in Garden City Alongside Leaders and Elected Officials

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer traveled to a vaccination clinic in Garden City to see firsthand the collaboration and work being done to achieve the governor’s goal of vaccinating 70% of Michiganders, who are 16 years and older, as quickly as possible.

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PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer’s Update on COVID-19 Response and In-Person Learning

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 10:00 AM

New report shows that 97% of school districts will be back in-person by March 1.   

LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provided an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus and ramp up vaccinations efforts.

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Eaton Offers Deep Tissue Massage

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 9:00 AM

Ease pain and restore mobility with Graston deep tissue massage at AL!VE

CHARLOTTE, MI – Sparrow Eaton Hospital’s AL!VE health park is now offering a deep-tissue massage to help get the kinks out of athletes, fitness enthusiasts, or other coping with everyday pain.

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MEDA 2021 Capitol Day: MDHHS Sr. Public Health Physician to Speak on COVID Vaccine Progress, Workforce Impacts

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Michigan Economic Developers Association
Virtual Capitol Day - March 9, 2021
Register Today!

About Capitol Day
 
The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) invites you to attend our annual legislative conference, Capitol Day. This event will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, via Zoom. Capitol Day includes sessions on the latest legislative issues related to economic development at the local, state, and federal level.
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MichBio | Reminder: "Fund Black Scientists" - Commentary Article to be Discussed

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 5:00 PM

“Fund Black Scientists” to be Discussed in this Special Presentation Highlighting Racial Funding Disparities
 
Despite a landmark 2011 study validating the long-held belief that African-American scientists were significantly less likely to receive federal research funding, little headway has been made to address the problem.
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Gov. Whitmer Delivers Remarks Before U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 1:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today delivered remarks before a virtual hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works entitled, “Building Back Better: Investing in Transportation while Addressing Climate Change, Improving Equity, and Fostering Economic Growth and Innovation.”

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MEDC | SBA Provides New Opportunities for Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 10:00 AM

The U.S. Small Business Administration is taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for the smallest small businesses. Yesterday, the SBA announced a number of actions to increase equitable access to PPP loans including:

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RELEASE: Whitmer: Magna’s investment in St. Clair creating more than 300 jobs, strengthening Michigan as leader in EV manufacturing

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 9:00 AM

    • Magna adding 304 jobs, investing $70.1 million in St. Clair with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund 
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