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Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill to Drive Investment and Job Creation in Local Communities

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 3:00 PM

With modernized Renaissance Zones, Michigan bolsters economic development toolkit, builds on momentum   

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation to streamline  Renaissance Zones, a state program that incentivizes job growth and investment in areas of the state that need more of both across Michigan.

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Gov. Whitmer Announces Funding for Infrastructure Projects in Allegan and Saginaw Counties

Michigan Business Network
May 15, 2024 11:00 AM

that will Support More than 1,700 Jobs  

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced two infrastructure grants that will support a total of 1,751 new jobs and $3.4 billion of private investment in Allegan and Saginaw counties. 

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LAFCU Announces Addition of Two Loan Officers

Michigan Business Network
May 14, 2024 9:00 AM

Zachary Emerson, Brook Jones join Michigan credit union lending department to serve members

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has named Zachary (Zach) Emerson mortgage loan officer, and Brook Jones commercial loan officer.

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LAFCU Welcomes David Ostrowski as Enterprise Project Manager

Michigan Business Network
May 13, 2024 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU announces the appointment of David Ostrowski to enterprise project manager of the Michigan credit union.

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CAR | Hot Topics: CAR UAW-MBUSI White Paper Release and More!

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2024 5:00 PM

Automotive Industry Hot Topics & UAW-MBUSI White Paper

May 10, 2024

This week Alan discusses the latest CAR White Paper on the upcoming UAW-Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant vote, loosening EV battery rules, and new U.S. vehicle safety requirements.

We would love to hear from you and welcome your questions anytime. If you're interested in sharing your thoughts with us on hot topics or would like to ask us a research question, please contact Carolyn Mozheev.

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MCSB | Deadline Extended through the Weekend!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 10, 2024 11:00 AM

Deadline Extended: Get Your Tickets!

LANSING, Mich. - Tickets for the 20th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala are available for purchase through the weekend. Registration closes on Monday, May 13th - be sure to have your tickets purchased before it's too late! Select your seats at the link below for you and your dedicated team to join us in recognition of Michigan small business success:

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CAR | Center for Automotive Research Releases New White Paper: UAW's Next Frontier: Mercedes-Benz in Alabama

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2024 9:00 AM

Center for Automotive Research Releases New White Paper: UAW's Next Frontier: Mercedes-Benz in Alabama

Ann Arbor, MI (May 10, 2024) – The Center for Automotive Research (CAR), a leading independent non-profit organization focused on automotive research and analysis, today announced the release of a new white paper co-authored with Wayne State University, titled "UAW's Next Frontier: Mercedes-Benz in Alabama."

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Lansing BWL | Annual Adopt A River Event to Celebrate 30 Years on Saturday

Michigan Business Network
May 9, 2024 5:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) and Impression 5 Science Center will celebrate 30 years for the annual Adopt A River event this Saturday, May 11 from 8:30am to 1pm at Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Drive in Lansing. Volunteers will help make the Lansing area even more beautiful by helping clean up the Grand and Red Cedar rivers along the 10.2 mile Lansing River Trail.

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Gov. Whitmer Announces 85 New Jobs Coming to Oakland County

Michigan Business Network
May 9, 2024 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced two investment projects in Oakland County helping to advance Michigan’s position as a high-tech hub for electric vehicle testing and defense and aerospace industries. In total, these projects will represent $12.7 million in capital investment, creating 85 new high-tech innovative jobs.

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Lansing Regional Chamber-Political Action Committee Announces 2nd Round of Bipartisan Endorsements

Michigan Business Network
May 9, 2024 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI — The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) has proudly announced its second round of endorsements for the 2024 election cycle. With a focus on countywide public safety seats, county board of commissioners, township board of trustees, and State House, the LRC-PAC underscores its commitment to supporting candidates who prioritize economic growth, job creation, and fiscal responsibility.
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