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Treasury: Grants Available for Financially Distressed Cities, Villages, and Townships

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2023 4:00 PM

Money for Special Projects to Free Up Funds for Important Services

LANSING, Mich. – Cities, villages, and townships experiencing financial struggles can now apply for a grant to help fund special projects and free up tax dollars for important services, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).

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ICYMI - Media Business | James David Dickson - How Media Deals with Politics and Issues in 2023

Media Business
January 24, 2023 3:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show-host for Michigan Business Network. To wrap up his thirty-seventh episode, Tony has a three-segment catch-up conversation about topics seen recently in the political headlines of Michigan as we start a new year.  

He welcomes back 
James David Dickson Managing Editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential.

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Leadership Lowdown | John Daniels - Honesty and Loyalty... The Values of a 100 Year Old Family Business

Leadership Lowdown
January 24, 2023 2:00 PM

Vic Verchereau welcomes John Daniels, who is the president and co-owner of Chelsea Lumber Company.

He is the latest guests for six segments with Vic Verchereau on Leadership Lowdown.

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Gov. Whitmer Holds Meetings with Global Executives

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2023 10:00 AM

to Sell Michigan as the Place to Grow Business, Create Good-Paying Jobs

DAVOS, Switz. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer spent the final two full days of her Europe investment mission at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where she participated in forums on sustainability, mobility, and the role of executive leadership.   

“The World Economic Forum is a unique opportunity for  Michigan to connect with leaders to discuss bringing jobs to Michigan and promote the state’s efforts to elevate our mobility and sustainability initiatives,” Governor Whitmer said. “We’re showing the world what we have to offer, demonstrating our leadership in cars, chips, and clean energy, and proving that the best manufacturing in the world happens right here in Michigan.”   

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Peters Authors and Passes 19 Bills Signed Into Law, Most of Any Senator in More Than 40 Years

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2023 8:00 AM

Highlights Legislation That Strengthens Security, Addresses PFAS Contamination, Makes Federal Government More Efficient & Saves Taxpayer Dollars

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, highlighted the 19 bills he authored, passed, and were signed into law over the past two years, which will help strengthen our national security and cybersecurity, address PFAS contamination, and make the federal government more efficient and save taxpayers’ money. Peters’ 19 bills passed and signed into law during the 117th Congress (2021-2022) are the most of any Senator in more than 40 years, according to the Congressional Research Service and the Senate Historical Office.

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Treasury: State Treasurer: Individual Income Tax Filing Season Officially Begins Today

Michigan Business Network
January 23, 2023 5:00 PM

State Individual Income Tax Returns Due on April 18, 2023

LANSING, Mich. – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today announced that Michigan's individual income tax filing season has officially begun.
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ICYMI - Media Business | Patrick Anderson - How Media and Economists See State of the Economy at the Start of 2023

Media Business
January 23, 2023 4:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To kick off his thirty-seventh episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about the state of the economy at the start of this year, and how the media is handling that story. 

He welcomes back Mr. Patrick L. Anderson founded Anderson Economic Group in 1996 and currently serves as the company’s principal and chief executive officer.

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PNC Senior Economist Abbey Omodunbi: Housing Starts and Permits Fell in 2022

Michigan Business Network
January 23, 2023 1:00 PM

As Higher Mortgage Rates Weighed on Housing Activity

  • Housing starts in December edged down 1.4% to 1.382 million annualized units.
  • Housing permits fell 1.6% in December to 1.330 million annualized units.
  • The housing market recession will likely continue through most of 2023.
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Governor Whitmer Announces L&L Products Investing $25 Million to Expand in Romeo,

Michigan Business Network
January 23, 2023 12:00 PM

Creating Up To 65 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Thursday to announce that L&L Products, a global provider of industrial solutions, is expanding in the village of Romeo with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund.  

The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of approximately $25 million and create 65 advanced manufacturing jobs, supported by a $450,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant.

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MBN Speakers Series | Michigan's U.S. Senators Visit February 10th.

Michigan Business Network
January 23, 2023 10:00 AM

Lansing, MI, January 18, 2023 – Michigan Business Network continues its tradition of hosting speaker series events: proud to offer its next program Friday, February 10, 2023. This Business Luncheon is set for the Royal Crowne Plaza on the western end of Lansing.
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