During the early stages of the worldwide shutdown, many of us were scared and unsure about the future. Although we continue to face uncertainty, especially in the corporate world, there’s one thing we do know—
Senate Economic and Small Business Development Chair Ken Horn(R-Frankenmuth) called Ford Motor Co.’s decision to build new plants in Kentucky and Tennessee a “gut punch to the state of Michigan.”
Created by the SECURE Act in 2020, Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs) expand access to retirement plans for all workers by allowing employers from unrelated industries to join a pooled plan arrangement. Benefits to the adopting employers include increased administrative efficiencies, reduced fiduciary risk, and cost savings.
Application Open Oct. 20, 2021
LANSING, Mich. (Oct 18, 2021) — The Clinton County Board of Commissioners took action to assist small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by allocating $2 million from the county’s first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for small business grants. The county selected the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) to design and administer the program, which will deliver grants ranging from $10,000-$25,000 to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees physically located in Clinton County.
News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:
The Marquette County Ambassadors are making their trip to Lansing this week – again virtually.
Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. For his third episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about business coverage in Michigan.
He catches up with Tim Daman, President and CEO Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.