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Peters & Portman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Protect Americans

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2022 8:00 AM

from Weapons of Mass Destruction and Improve Health Security at DHS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to significantly enhance the federal government’s ability to detect, recognize, and evaluate threats from weapons of mass destruction, which include chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons.

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Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians Applauds Michigan Senate for Resolution on Federal Recognition

Michigan Business Network
June 30, 2022 6:00 PM

Rights to health care, housing and education assistance are among those provided to the tribe with federal recognition

LANSING, Mich. – The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians is applauding the Michigan Senate for approving a resolution urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to approve the tribe’s petition for federal recognition.

Introduced by Sen. Mark Huizenga, R-Walker, Senate Resolution 151 states that federal recognition is needed to provide Grand River Bands members rights to health care, housing, and education assistance, as well as other resources, that are provided to federally recognized tribes.

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MDARD | Governor Whitmer Signs Food and Agriculture Legislation Boosting Michigan’s Economy

Michigan Business Network
June 30, 2022 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. - Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a package of bills supporting Michigan’s agriculture economy by offering certificates of free sale from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), which empower Michigan’s food and agriculture businesses to export their products. This brings the total number of bi-partisan bills signed by Governor Whitmer to 878.

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AAA Activates 'Tow to Go' for Independence Day Holiday Weekend

Michigan Business Network
June 30, 2022 7:00 AM

Michigan residents can call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO for a safe ride 

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Inside Business: Sorensen Gross Relocates Headquarters to Downtown Flint

Michigan Business Network
June 29, 2022 5:00 PM

Sorensen Gross Company announces the relocation of its headquarters office to the Plaza One Building in downtown Flint, joining an existing satellite office and paving the way for future company growth.

The move, which occurred in stages, was largely completed by June 8. Sorensen Gross now occupies three suites on the first floor of the building and has 40 employees based at the location.

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LEO | Gov. Whitmer Highlights $6 Million Bipartisan Investment to Help More Michigan Reconnect Recipients Stay on Path to Associate Degree or Certificate

Michigan Business Network
June 29, 2022 1:00 PM

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Insurance Awareness Day: Foster Swift Highlights Importance of Reviewing Your Coverages

Michigan Business Network
June 29, 2022 12:00 PM

Southfield, Mich. - June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day. But even if you missed it yesterday, a periodic review could do you and your business some good!

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Launch Michigan Publicly Releases Framework, Sets Foundation for Work ahead to Transform Public Education

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2022 11:00 AM

The state’s leading PK–12 partnership is collaborating on proposed policies to completely reinvent Michigan’s education system

Lansing, MI – Michigan’s educational system is delivering the results it was built to deliver. If we want different outcomes, we must start rebuilding.

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Peters Convenes Hearing with FEMA Administrator to Examine Federal Response and Preparedness Efforts

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2022 9:00 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, convened a hearing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell to examine what resources and authorities FEMA needs to address worsening emergencies and disasters. The hearing discussed how the federal government can work to improve federal preparedness and response efforts – including by quickly implementing a program Peters created through his Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation (STORM) Act to help communities invest in projects that will protect against coastal erosion, flooding and rising water levels.

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Food Bank Council of Michigan | Budget Line Item Essential for State Food Banks, Service Expansion

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2022 8:00 AM

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