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Lansing Regional Chamber Urges Governor Whitmer and State Lawmakers to Authorize Full Reopening of Meeting/Event Venues

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 6:00 PM

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) urges Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers to authorize a full reopening of event and meeting venues in Michigan. In letters to the Governor and State Senator Curtis Hertel, who chairs the Capitol Caucus, LRCC says the industry needs “immediate action to survive.”  Currently, meeting/event venues are limited to a 10-person threshold, while other industries are allowed safe gatherings of 100-guests at a time.

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MichBio | Reminder: "Fund Black Scientists" - Commentary Article to be Discussed

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 5:00 PM

“Fund Black Scientists” to be Discussed in this Special Presentation Highlighting Racial Funding Disparities
 
Despite a landmark 2011 study validating the long-held belief that African-American scientists were significantly less likely to receive federal research funding, little headway has been made to address the problem.
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Clark Schaefer Hackett | Tired of Excel spreadsheets? Power BI can help.

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 4:00 PM

 

Power BI integrates with Excel to give you a 360-degree view of your financial data. In this webinar, CSH’s Glenn Plunkett will demonstrate how CFOs can get the information they need all in one place, in real time, and organized into stunning, customizable dashboards.

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Lansing Regional Chamber Joins Call for National Infrastructure Package

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 3:00 PM

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has joined with more than 200 chambers and business associations around the country led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging Congress to adopt a comprehensive infrastructure package by July 4. In a letter to Congress, the bipartisan coalition says the country badly needs massive investment in transportation, energy, water, and communications technology.

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PNC Economist Abbey Omodunbi: More Solid Housing Data; New Home Sales Up in January

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 2:00 PM

Exceeding Market Expectations
  • New home sales rose 4.3% in January from the prior month, much stronger than market expectations
  • The supply of new single-family homes for sale in January was 4.0 months, slightly down from 4.1 months in December
  • Housing data is likely to cool in the near-term due to extreme weather conditions, but residential housing will remain strong in 2021
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Gov. Whitmer Delivers Remarks Before U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 1:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today delivered remarks before a virtual hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works entitled, “Building Back Better: Investing in Transportation while Addressing Climate Change, Improving Equity, and Fostering Economic Growth and Innovation.”

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Sparrow COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Daily Update

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – As of midnight Monday, Sparrow had distributed or allocated 48,669 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, 99 percent of what we have received.

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Cinnaire | Celebrating Black History Throughout the Year

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 11:00 AM

The month of February is usually a time for us to collectively pause and honor the achievements of Black Americans who came before us, to celebrate the powerful contributions the Black community has made, and to recognize the impact those contributions have made in our country’s history.

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MEDC | SBA Provides New Opportunities for Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 10:00 AM

The U.S. Small Business Administration is taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for the smallest small businesses. Yesterday, the SBA announced a number of actions to increase equitable access to PPP loans including:

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RELEASE: Whitmer: Magna’s investment in St. Clair creating more than 300 jobs, strengthening Michigan as leader in EV manufacturing

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 9:00 AM

    • Magna adding 304 jobs, investing $70.1 million in St. Clair with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund 
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