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Dr. Charles Ballard: GM Strike , Michigan's Budget, and Trade War

Michigan Business Beat
October 14, 2019 12:00 PM

An economist's take on GM Strike, Michigan's Budget, and Trade War

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Lansing Ignite FC Preparing for Playoff Match Saturday Against Greenville

Michigan Business Beat
October 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand across Lansing Thursday October 10th to observe soccer practice, and then joined in on a media availability by the Lansing Ignite, Head Coach Nate Miller, and Team Captain Brandon Fricke.

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News Release | Flint & Genesee Chamber Receives $482K in Grants

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 4:00 PM

State funding to support infrastructure assessment, mapping at former Delphi site

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $482,506 in grants supporting the organization’s efforts to support economic and community growth.

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City of Hillsdale Receives Certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

Michigan Business Network
August 28, 2019 12:00 PM

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

LANSING, Mich. – For its efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Hillsdale has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced.

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Cheboygan Bishop GMC Cadillac Dealership Awarded $249,000 EGLE Grant

Michigan Business Network
August 27, 2019 5:00 PM

Jessica Lovay, Community Development & Grants

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) was successful in assisting the City of Cheboygan in obtaining a $249,000 grant from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), formerly DEQ, for local City of Cheboygan car dealership Bishop GMC Cadillac.

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Matt Jung and the Big Joe Brand, Getting to Core Values for Innovation and Growth

Michigan Business Beat
August 20, 2019 5:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Matt Jung, Co-Founder of Comfort Research, of Grand Rapids, MI.

  • History of the company/how it began
  • Where it currently stands today
    • Business stats
  • Company culture
    • How businesses can retain/recruit employees
  • Innovation in products
    • How these products have driven sales
  • Company growth
    • What is the company positioned for and what can businesses learn from this.
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News Release | Demolition Services Needed for Blighted Homes in Newaygo

Michigan Business Network
August 6, 2019 2:00 PM


Newaygo is one of nine communities to use Michigan Land Bank Rural Community Demolition Grant funds for community development

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority is seeking proposals for demolition and abatement services for three blighted homes in Newaygo.

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Business Expansions Across Various Industries Bring New Investment, Jobs to Michigan

Michigan Business Network
July 30, 2019 8:00 AM

  • Business expansions statewide, in a variety of industries, involve creation of 395 jobs and $130M in investment
  • Woman-owned, leading AV and event tech business establishing headquarters in Novi, involves investment of $34M, creation of 81 jobs
  • Supply chain design company expands in Ann Arbor, creates 70 jobs
  • Fabricating company in Baraga wins support to expand, add jobs
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Business Expansions, Community Revitalization Projects Around Michigan Attract More Than $625M in Investment, Support Creation of 555 Jobs

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 11:00 AM

      • German insulation manufacturer Knauf Insulation expanding in Albion
      • MSF approves Transformational Brownfield Plan for paper mill redevelopment project in Kalamazoo region
      • Brownfield redevelopment plan approved for FCA’s Mack Engine Plant in Detroit
      • Community revitalization projects in Holland, Detroit expand scope to add more jobs, investment

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer All About Business

Michigan Business Beat
July 29, 2019 8:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on to the Michigan Business Beat. They discuss infrastructure, adjustment to her first term leading the state, the prime business topic surrounding talent, and small business.

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