JACK O’MALLEY: Supporting Small Businesses Supports Michigan’s Friends, Neighbors and Economy

COVID-19 has had a vast, complex and unprecedented impact on our state. I have been consistent in saying throughout this crisis that there are COVID patients who have suffered from this terrible virus as well as economic patients who have tried to navigate the decrees and departmental guidelines that have been issued in reply. The …

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Governor Whitmer announces $ 5 billion commitment from Huntington to boost Michigan economy

(FOX 2) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announces a community plan in partnership with Huntington Bancshares that will provide $ 5 billion in support of small business, social equity, economic inclusion and affordable housing. The partnership was announced at Governor Whitmer’s press conference on Wednesday afternoon. Many were hoping and waiting for an announcement on …

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Restrictive immigration policy hurts Michigan economy

The spring and summer of 2020 saw a dramatic acceleration in the Trump administration’s measures to restrict the entry of immigrants to the United States. Following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the White House issued a series of proclamations that effectively restricted entry to the United States from many countries, including Brazil, Iran, and …

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Rendon: Line 5 Tunnel Best Solution for Michigan’s Economy and Natural Resources | Opinion

As a state legislator who has the honor of representing families in northern Michigan, I frequently hear concerns about the protection of the Great Lakes and other precious natural resources that make our state a great place to live. , work and raise a family. In addition, I often hear our hard-working families and businesses …

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Even as Michigan’s economy slowly opens, new jobless claims are filed

Michiganders filed nearly 58,000 new jobless claims last week, a sign that even as parts of the state reopen, the pandemic shutdown is still causing economic hardship. Even the spokesperson for the labor department is on temporary layoff this week. Since March, more than a third of the state’s workforce has applied for unemployment benefits. …

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Breaking Whitmer’s 6-Step Plan to Reopen Michigan’s Economy

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced a six-step plan to reopen Michigan’s economy. Her “MI Safe Start Plan” announcement came as she extended her stay-at-home order until May 28 and gave manufacturing workers the green light to return to work on Monday. Read more:Governor Whitmer extends Michigan stay-at-home order until May 28 Michigan …

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West Michigan economy slows, says GVSU economist

Western Michigan economy will continue to slow as business leaders worry about the presidential election, says GVSU economist. GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – In 2020, the western Michigan economy will experience stagnant job growth, weakening sales growth and bolstering export growth, according to a Grand Valley State University. economics teacher. Paul Isely, professor of economics and …

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