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Clinton County Selects Frontier as Partner in its Public-Private Partnership in Pursuit of a ROBIN Grant Project

Michigan Business Network
February 1, 2023 6:00 PM

to Expand Fiber Broadband Service to Unserved and Underserved Locations

St. Johns, Mich.– The Clinton County Board of Commissioners selected Frontier as the vendor for a public-private partnership in pursuit of State Realizing Opportunities with Broadband Infrastructure Networks (ROBIN) grant funding.  The County’s Broadband Infrastructure Development Project will provide fiber-to-the-home broadband service to an estimated 4,300 households in unserved and underserved areas in Clinton County.  This partnership leverages Frontier’s plans to independently fund additional fiber expansion in the community.
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ICYMI: Faces of Manufacturing | Episode 7 - A Discussion about Rosie the Riveter & Upcoming Event

Faces of Manufacturing
January 31, 2023 11:00 AM

Editor's note: We apologize that the podcast published with this story yesterday ended up with the wrong segment track order. That has now been fixed and you're welcome to listen to the episode as our hosts intended!

Faces of Manufacturing is a new show to Michigan Business Network. Cindy Kangas, Executive Director, CAMC, Capital Area Manufacturing Council, Lansing, Michigan, co-hosts with Joy Wagner, HR Manager of Granger Waste Services, also Lansing.

Cindy and Joy strive to share the corporate culture, personal stories, and unique personalities of those making a living in manufacturing today, in Michigan. With that in mind, this month they connected with people involved in celebrating the heritage of Rosie the Riveter.

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Faces of Manufacturing | Episode 7 - A Discussion about Rosie the Riveter & Upcoming Event

Faces of Manufacturing
January 30, 2023 3:00 PM

Faces of Manufacturing is a new show to Michigan Business Network. Cindy Kangas, Executive Director, CAMC, Capital Area Manufacturing Council, Lansing, Michigan, co-hosts with Joy Wagner, HR Manager of Granger Waste Services, also Lansing.

Cindy and Joy strive to share the corporate culture, personal stories, and unique personalities of those making a living in manufacturing today, in Michigan. With that in mind, this month they connected with people involved in celebrating the heritage of Rosie the Riveter.

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Peters Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency of Foreign Lobbying

Michigan Business Network
January 30, 2023 11:00 AM

Legislation will Raise Awareness about Foreign Efforts to Influence U.S. Political Process

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, reintroduced legislation to increase transparency around foreign lobbying, shine a light on efforts by foreign adversaries to influence our public policy, and ensure the government is working in the best interest of the nation. The bill closes a loophole in the Lobbying Disclosure Act that foreign adversaries – including the Chinese government – frequently exploit to conceal their roles in lobbying efforts. Peters introduced similar legislation that passed the Senate last Congress.

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DTMB | Regional Michigan Unemployment Rates Advance in December

Michigan Business Network
January 27, 2023 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. -- Not seasonally adjusted jobless rates advanced in 16 of Michigan’s 17 labor market areas over the month, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.   

“Regional labor markets demonstrated employment and workforce reductions during December,” said Wayne Rourke, labor market information director of the Michigan Center for Data and Analytics. “However, preliminary annual average jobless rates declined markedly over the year.”

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Peters Applauds First Comprehensive CISA Report on K-12 Cybersecurity

Michigan Business Network
January 26, 2023 11:00 AM

Report Was Required by Peters’ Law to Help Protect K-12 School Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement applauding the first comprehensive report by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on how K-12 schools can improve their cybersecurity defenses. The report was required by a bipartisan law written by Peters to enhance cybersecurity assistance to K-12 educational institutions across the country:

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Michigan Business Beat | Michigan Works! Association's Ryan Hundt Reviewing 2022, Previewing 2023!

Michigan Business Beat
January 25, 2023 11:00 AM

For January 2023, Chris Holman welcomes back Ryan Hundt, CEO, of Michigan Works! Association, Lansing, MI, but serving statewide.

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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | Automation Alley's Tom Kelly Reviews 2022, and Looks Ahead to 2023

Michigan Business Beat
January 25, 2023 7:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes back Tom Kelly, President & CEO, of Automation Alley, Troy, MI, for January 2023.

Automation Alley’s Industry 4.0 Outlook: Advanced Manufacturing in 2023 and Beyond takes place later this morning.

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DTMB | Michigan Jobless Rate Remains Stable in December

Michigan Business Network
January 20, 2023 6:00 PM

Annual average payroll employment advances over year

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained constant over the month at 4.3 percent, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Employment in the state edged down by 1,000, while unemployment was unchanged over the month, resulting in a minor workforce reduction of 1,000 during December.  

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Michigan Business Beat | AP Lazer's Tong Li Reviews 2022, and Looks Ahead to 2023

Michigan Business Beat
January 20, 2023 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes back Tong Li, Founder & CEO, AP Lazer, Lansing, MI, for January 2023.

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