Corporate car rental company to invest nearly $ 150,000 in Michigan economy with employee gift card program

March 5 is Employee Appreciation Day, and Enterprise Holdings is celebrating its full-time and part-time staff in a way that will benefit an industry that has been widely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enterprise Holdings said it would offer its 80,000 employees $ 100 gift cards to use at local restaurants. This includes 1,475 gift …

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Nessel’s action in Ford lawsuit threatens Michigan economy

Sherman “Tiger” Joyce | Detroit News Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider permission to go ahead with Ford transmissions. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently asked the state Supreme Court to reconsider allowing individuals to sue Ford transmissions. But these are not auto parts. What Nessel really wants …

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Quiet Mid-Michigan community worried about thefts

OVID, Mich. (WILX) – Residents of Ovid are concerned about various thefts and attempted break-ins in their small town. According to Ovid’s Police Chief Al Goodrich, things like car change, a catalytic converter, and a handgun were taken from people’s vehicles. Although only a few thefts have been reported, many have caught people looking at …

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Western Michigan community rallies around teacher with rare bone cancer

BYRON CENTER, Michigan – Less than a month after being diagnosed with rare bone cancer, the western Michigan community is supporting a beloved teacher at Byron Center. “It will be a long process,” Sierra Zylstra said. “It was definitely a shock for me and my family. “ Earlier this month, doctors diagnosed Zylstra with osteosarcoma …

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Economists wary despite Michigan economy recovering

Michigan’s overall economic performance was up at the end of 2020, according to the latest economic activity index released Wednesday by Comerica Bank. The index, released monthly by the Dallas-based bank, hit 108.6 in December, 25 percentage points higher than the all-time low the index fell to in June. Nevertheless, economists say that all is …

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6 women from the MSU community and Mid-Michigan honored with the 2021 Inspiration Prize

On February 3, the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) presented six exceptional women with the 2021 Inspiration Award. The Inspiration Awards spotlight MSU’s Mid-Michigan employees, students and community members who demonstrate inclusive action and influence for gender equality and social justice, according to the GenCen website. Three award categories have been awarded …

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Ice rink brings Michigan community together during bleak winter

When that inner voice spoke to Scott Chittle and told him to “build it,” the Manton, Michigan resident felt compelled to listen. When the pandemic forced the closures, Chittle decided Manton needed an outdoor rink more than anything. It doesn’t matter that his own kids haven’t even skated – or that hardly any kid in …

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Vaccine healthcare provider update – Michigan community voices

Bronson Introduces New COVID-19 Planning Process & Family Health Center provides YouTube message KALAMAZOO, MICH. – As the world begins to vaccinate against COVID-19, local health facilities are also preparing. Plus, they offer dating and education for the community. FAMILY HEALTH CENTER According to Denise Crawford, CEO of Kalamazoo Family Health Center, education is key …

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Michigan Community Rescues Fallen and “Sometimes Crawling” Woman in Winter Storm

It took a village to rescue a woman facing dangerous weather conditions after she got stuck in the snow in a rural area near Lansing. The 42-year-old Mulliken woman stuck her vehicle in a snowdrift at 6:44 a.m. Tuesday as she headed west on the Saginaw Freeway near Fees Road in Oneida Township, according to …

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Hometown Kid featured in Gilmore and in a book – Michigan Community Voices

KALAMAZOO (MICH.) – When Edward Callahan started playing the piano at the age of 5, he might not have realized that his journey would inspire others. Callahan, a 2006 graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School, will be the featured artist at Gilmore Keysfest on Friday February 19 and 20. In addition to giving a virtual …

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Healthify Creates Michigan Statewide Community Network to Address Social Disparities

NEW YORK, February 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Healthify, a company that works with managed care organizations to integrate the social determinants of health (SDoH) into the healthcare ecosystem, today announced that it is building a network of community organizations to l statewide in Michigan. The network will enable health plans to collaborate with …

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Futures for Frontliners program boosts Michigan economy

KRISTIA POSTEMA This story has been updated to correct the proportion of tuition paid by the program for participating students who do not live in a community college district. In the spring of 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Futures for Frontliners program to thank essential workers, but the program could also prove to be …

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West Michigan community unites six-year-old boy with brain tumor

BELMONT, Michigan – It only took a few moments for Hank Burzynski and his older sister, Charlotte, to settle into their new spaces. “Our room looked so different,” Hank said. “Excited,” Charlotte said. “It was very cool. On Saturday, the siblings, who live in Belmont, returned home to a new bedroom and new e-learning space, …

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Michigan’s economy is bigger than ever. It’s time to diversify

Better than ever, even if it’s not like that Michigan’s economy may be back. But one thing is not: paychecks. “Michigan’s economy is bigger than it has ever been. It may not sound like it, but it is, ”said Charles Ballard, an economist at Michigan State University. This is because, despite all the economic growth, …

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23 cases of COVID-19 variant now in the University of Michigan community, health officials say

ANN ARBOR, MI – Twenty-three cases of B.1.1.7 variant COVID-19, all associated with the University of Michigan, have now been identified by the Washtenaw County Department of Health. The initial case of the most contagious variant was identified on January 16 in the UM community, according to health officials, but not all of the following …

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Michigan Economy and COVID-19 Response ‘Completely Nested’, Says Whitmer Before State of State Speech

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to spend a significant portion of her State of the State address on Wednesday night talking about her plans to help Michigan’s economic recovery, but she can’t do so without also addressing the efforts of the state. ‘State to contain COVID-19. “I mean, they’re completely related,” Whitmer said in an interview …

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Whitmer Launches Major Initiative to End COVID-19 and Fix Michigan Economy

LANSING, Michigan (WJRT) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer is launching a major initiative to end the coronavirus pandemic in Michigan, get students back on track and grow the state’s economy. The Whitmer administration plans to seek legislation authorizing $ 5.6 billion in spending to support the plan, which mainly includes one-time federal stimulus or relief programs, …

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Governor Whitmer presents plan to revive Michigan economy and end COVID-19 pandemic

LANSING, Mich. – Governor of Michigan. Gretchen whitmer on Tuesday presented its plan to revive the state’s economy and help end the COVID-19 pandemic. READ: Here are the 11 parts of Whitmer’s plan to jumpstart Michigan’s economy and end the COVID pandemic “To help grow and strengthen our economy, we need to provide critical support …

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Here are the 11 parts of Whitmer’s plan to jumpstart Michigan’s economy and end the COVID pandemic

LANSING, Mich. – Govt. Gretchen whitmer revealed a massive plan to help revive Michigan’s economy and ultimately end the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the full original story of Whitmer’s Plan. The plan was divided into 11 parts in the official state statement. You can see them all below. Vaccine distribution Whitmer’s plan is …

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A pandemic could permanently change Michigan’s economy

Powell calls on the Fed to continue helping the economy Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is quelling fears that the Fed may withdraw some of its support for the U.S. economy, stressing that any pullback will be signaled well in advance. (January 14) PA LANSING – The coronavirus pandemic could permanently change the economies of the …

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I&M Donates $ 8,000 to Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency | New

BENTON HARBOR – The Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA) has announced that it has received a donation of more than $ 8,000 from Indiana Michigan Power. The money will help SMCAA fight hunger in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties, according to a press release. Last year, the organization served over 22,000 families and …

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56 MLK Day projects supported by the Michigan Community Service Commission

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) In the coming days, more than 5,000 volunteers will volunteer more than 16,000 hours to benefit Michigan communities in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. The Michigan Community Service Commission announced today that it will help support 56 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer projects this year. Projects include …

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Comerica Bank and Comerica Charitable Foundation donate nearly $ 240,000 to Michigan community initiatives to complete $ 4.3 million in community contributions and investments in 2020

DETROIT, January 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Comerica Bank and Comerica Charitable Foundation today announced contributions of nearly $ 240,000 to 11 nonprofits to support food security, education initiatives, health and social services, and awareness of COVID-19 relief in Michigan. These latest contributions bring total 2020 funding, community contributions and investments in Michigan To …

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Kids’ Food Basket CEO Bridget Clark Whitney appointed to Michigan Community Service Commission

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Bridget Clark Whitney, President and Founding CEO of Kids’ Food Basket, was recently appointed to the Michigan Community Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The commission strives to create a culture of service by providing vision and resources to strengthen communities through volunteerism. It is made up of 25 members, each …

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Uncertainty remains, but job gains are expected in Western Michigan economy in 2021

The economic forecast for western Michigan in 2021 is not all bleak. In October, about 43,000 fewer people were employed in the Grand Rapids area, compared to before the pandemic, according to federal statistics. And that was before the state’s last emergency health ordinances went into effect. Still Jim Robey of the UpJohn Institute for …

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MDHHS calls on Michigan community to wear masks through initiative

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is launching an initiative to not only get Michiganders to wear masks, but to “mask themselves well.” “The science is now settled: masks protect others from COVID – and they protect the wearer,” said Robert Gordon, director of the MDHHS. “It’s important …

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Seeing “points of light” in West Michigan economy after pandemic

Western Michigan economic development officials say they helped recruit or keep 953 jobs in the region in 2020. That’s when the region lost about 40,000 jobs in total. The Right Place, Inc. released its annual update and forecast on Thursday. The economic development group says it has secured $ 105.6 million in new capital investment …

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Michigan Community Service Commission Provides Funding for MLK Day Volunteer Projects

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) The Michigan Community Service Commission has announced that it will help support the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer projects by offering grants ranging from $ 100 to $ 1,000. Up to $ 30,000 will be awarded for projects organized between January 8 and January 24, 2021. “During the pandemic, …

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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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Think aviation to keep Michigan’s economy moving

If there’s anything we’ve learned throughout this global pandemic, it’s how important mobility is to our economy and society as a whole. Michigan Chamber members and individuals everywhere rely on our infrastructure network which is an interconnected network that supports our food chain, the transportation of commercial goods, the operations of major corporations, and nearly …

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Governor Whitmer appoints Michigan Community Service Commission

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the following appointments to the Michigan Community Service Commission on Friday. Bridget Clark Whitney, an independent from Grand Rapids, is the founding CEO of Kids’ Food Basket. Clark Whitney is a board member of the Michigan Nonprofit Association. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Leadership …

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Brad Williams: 5 Ways Lawmakers Can Help Lame Michigan Economy

When Michigan’s new House of Representatives sits in January, our elected leaders will face its most daunting challenge since the Great Depression, if ever. And given how badly the Great Recession hit Michigan, that does mean something. The overarching purpose of Lansing’s lame duck session is clear. Michigan must put aside partisan politics and unite …

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Michigan community leaders trust local governance more than federal and state institutions

“All politics are local,” the saying goes, and the same could be said of what local leaders think about the health of democratic governance. A survey of Michigan local leaders released today by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan finds they …

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Surveillance finds PFAS in water in Michigan community

EAST BAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – State environmental regulators are investigating whether some residents of a northern Michigan community have used drinking water contaminated with chemicals. Groundwater monitoring wells gave high results for PFAS – perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the Traverse City Record-Eagle reported. State and local authorities are holding an online public meeting Monday …

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See Michigan’s # 1 community for deer accidents; search 2019 data for your city or town

One of six Michigan traffic accidents in 2019 was caused by a collision with a deer. Almost a third of these deer accidents occurred in October and November, according to Michigan State Police data. Michigan recorded a total of 55,531 deer accidents in 2019, up 4% from 53,464 in 2018 and 50,949 in 2017. The …

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Michigan economy could be battered after ruling against Whitmer’s COVID-19 orders ⋆ Michigan Advance

Now that the state Supreme Court has struck down a 1945 law that Governor Gretchen Whitmer has repeatedly used to issue executive orders in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus, where is Michigan’s economy headed? Some might argue that the state’s economy, which has regained 593,100 jobs since April’s employment collapse, could explode as …

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West Michigan Community Day of Remembrance honors lives lost on September 11

BIG RAPIDS, MICH. – To honor those who lost their lives, on September 11, 2001, the annual West Michigan Scout Community Day of Remembrance and Salvation will be held on Friday, but a little different from previous years, it will be held virtually. Friday marks the 19th year that President Ford Field Service Council and …

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Pence talks job security and Michigan economy one-on-one

(WXYZ) – In a one-on-one with Vice President Mike Pence, 7 Action News reporter Brian Abel speaks about job security for many Americans amid calls for a second plan to stimulus, Michigan economy and President Trumps have alleged comments about military men and women. Watch the full one-on-one interview above and read the full Q&A …

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Jobless claims fall again, sign Michigan economy is improving

New jobless claims in Michigan fell again last week, a potentially good sign that the state’s economy is slowly improving. New claims in Michigan fell to 15,108 in the week ending Aug. 29 from 19,997 the previous week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. Last year at this time, there were about 4,400 new …

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Teenager on bicycle killed in community of East Tawas, northern Michigan

EAST TAWAS, MI – A teenage cyclist has died after being struck by a van in Iosco County. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31, soldiers from the Michigan State Police’s West Branch responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of US 23 and Tawas Beach Road in East Tawas . Upon …

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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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Michigan’s economy is stronger than expected during a pandemic. Thank the stimulus.

In total, these payments were equivalent to about 8.5% of the state’s annual personal income, or about $ 4,350 per person. Economists estimate that residents spent up to 75 percent of that money, rather than saving it. Michigan consumer spending is now above january levels and above the national average, in large part due to …

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Report: Michigan Economy Suffers More Than Most States

COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic contraction is affecting Michigan more than many other states, says new investigation by Comerica Inc. Regional economists at the Dallas-based bank report that Michigan’s GDP fell at an annualized rate of 41% in the second quarter. During the same period, U.S. GDP declined at an annualized rate of 32.9%, while …

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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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West Michigan Community Bank opens new branch

A Hudsonville-based bank is opening its seventh branch this month. Hudsonville-based West Michigan Community Bank announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on August 20 with representatives from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce for its new retail and commercial lending center located at 4797 Cascade Road SE, in the Cascade region of the Township …

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West Michigan Community Bank Continues Expansion of Grand Rapids Area

West Michigan Community Bank has expanded its footprint in the Grand Rapids area with a new office in the Township of Grand Rapids. The new location on Cascade Road is home to the company’s newest retail banking office in Hudsonville, as well as business lending and wealth management staff. The office that opened this week …

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Michigan Community Colleges Offer 4,500 Online Courses

The downtown Detroit campus of the Wayne County Community College District. // Photo courtesy of WCCCD As concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic continue to loom, Michigan’s 28 community colleges are encouraging students to take advantage of the more than 4,500 group classes they offer online. “Michigan Community Colleges are ready to provide students with high …

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Michigan Community Colleges is improving the way employers can post jobs and reach their job-ready students and alumni, FREE!

The new website (https://CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs) allows every employer – large, small, public or private – to register once and then post an unlimited number of jobs at from michigan community college students and graduates! This extremely helpful resource for employers simplifies hiring in the current climate, even with temporarily closed or restricted campuses, and students learning …

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Michigan Community Service Commission receives $ 2.2 million for COVID-19 response and recovery volunteerism

LANSING, Mich. (Press Release) – The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced Wednesday that it will receive $ 2,222,811 over three years from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support volunteerism in Michigan. The funding will support organizations in their response to COVID-19 by identifying resources and collaborating regionally to address pressing …

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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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Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency Providing COVID-19 Financial Aid

If you need a little extra financial help, new help is available. The Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency received funding from the CARES Act and provides financial assistance to those in need. They serve those in the counties of Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Missaukee, Roscommon and Wexford. With the stimulus check …

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Find out which businesses in your Michigan community have received $ 150,000 or more in P3 loans

From Acme to Zeeland, Michigan small businesses have received federal government paycheck protection program repayable loans to help ease financial pressure from the coronavirus pandemic. The Treasury Department this week released data on the companies that have received the funding. Our database below includes all Michigan companies that have received $ 150,000 or more. You …

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West Michigan community plans to keep Confederate statue

ALLENDAEL TOWNSHIP, Michigan — There is finally a decision in a statue controversy that has been simmering for weeks in western Michigan. Allendale Township officials decided not to remove a statue depicting a Union soldier, a Confederate soldier and a child slave. Township supervisor Adam Elenbaas said yesterday he understood why the statue could be …

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Michigan equity business leaders plan to restart Michigan economy, fund roads

Prioritizing highway investments based on their impact on the economy and attracting businesses to fuel Michigan’s supply chains are among the recommendations backed by Michigan business leaders to help the state recover from the challenges. disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statewide CEO roundtable on Monday shared details of its economic stimulus policy plan …

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As Michigan economy collapses, house prices skyrocket

Real estate market creates workaround amid coronavirus outbreak The real estate industry is responding quickly to the coronavirus, creating a workaround to display properties. Buzz60 Michigan’s economy collapsed this spring amid the coronavirus pandemic as thousands of businesses closed and more than a million residents lost their jobs and claimed unemployment benefits. Yet unlike in …

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These tools can help you hone your skills as Michigan’s economy reopens

(WXYZ) – The Rebound Detroit is our effort to bring you the experts, resources, and advice you need to bounce back Michigan’s foreclosure order has been in place for over two months now. And as the state opens up, the economy will be different. Some companies are embarking on a hiring wave. Others will have …

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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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Michigan community colleges anticipate fall enrollment, consider hybrid course strategies

When the Great Recession hit in 2008, community colleges saw record enrollment rates amid widespread layoffs and unemployment, said Mike Hansen, president of the Michigan Community Colleges Association (MCCA). Hansen said some believe the current economic situation could spur a further increase in community college enrollment, but there is a flip side. “The counter-argument to …

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Michigan law students volunteer to help Michigan community fight pandemic impacts

In an effort to help community groups and lawyers across the State of Michigan navigate the legal work spillover associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of student leaders from the University of Law School of Law Michigan formed the Michigan Law COVID Corps, a voluntary organization service with more than 240 volunteers and student …

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer releases MI Safe Start plan to revive Michigan economy

Last week, after announcing that Michigan manufacturing workers would return to work on Monday, May 11, Governor Gretchen Whitmer detailed the six phases of her MI Safe Start Plan to reengage Michigan’s economy, which aligns with the recent House release perspective on economic recovery. The governor worked with health care, business, labor and education leaders …

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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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As Michigan economy prepares to reopen, businesses scramble to find protective gear

Alfonso and a small team returned to work last weekend after the company launched a “safe return to workWebsite to sell sheet masks, face shields and hand sanitizers online with a new motto: “We take social distancing seriously.” “ Curbside pickup orders started arriving after Whitmer revised its stay-at-home order on Friday to allow landscapers, …

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Michigan’s community banks have played a role far beyond their size in the Paycheck Protection Program

Michigan’s small and medium banks have played an outsized role in lending to struggling small businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Michigan banks paid out $4.6 billion in potentially forgivable loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program for Struggling Small Businesses in the first two weeks of April, data analysis shows of the Community Bankers of …

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Why the coronavirus hit Michigan economy harder, longer

DETROIT — The growing economic crisis triggered by the pandemic is expected to last longer and hit harder in Michigan than in most places, as the state grapples with the fallout from a severe coronavirus outbreak and continued dependence on with regard to manufacturing. Michigan’s economy tends to be more cyclical than the national economy, …

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Child care is a barrier to restarting Michigan’s economy

A new report suggests that restarting Michigan’s economy will face a serious hurdle – a lack of child care services. the National Association for the Education of Young Children estimates that 41% of Michigan’s licensed child care spaces will be lost because many providers don’t have the money or the staff to reopen. Simon Workman …

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EGLE virtually celebrates Earth Day with the Michigan community

Although people weren’t able to celebrate Earth Day the way they wanted, the Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) hosted a live broadcast to honor the day. while staying safe inside. “I’ll be honest. I was quite disappointed that we weren’t going to be able to meet in person, and so …

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Some Michigan community colleges are seeing a sharp drop in summer enrollment

Michigan’s Washtenaw Community College and Grand Rapids Community College are experiencing a sharp drop in summer enrollment due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Detroit Free Press reported. At Washtenaw College, enrollment was down 11% on March 12 for summer school, compared to the same period in 2019. After the school announced it would go online, …

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Michigan community colleges see drop in summer enrollment – Spaces4Learning

Business Michigan Community Colleges See Fall in Summer Enrollment By Yvonne Marquez 04/20/20 Michigan Community Colleges See Falling Summer Enrollments, An Indication of What’s Coming to Fall, Reports The Detroit Free Press. The summer sessions start from the first week of May and many will follow at the end of May. As an example of …

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Could Michigan’s economy start to reopen in May? Governor Whitmer Sends Mixed Messages | Detroit News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Darren Hood, Detroit Stock City On Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared the protest earlier in the day against her coronavirus stay-at-home order – in which people gathered in Lansing, many not wearing face masks and many disobeying the guidelines of social distancing by holding each other and touching – “maybe just created …

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Could a longer shutdown of the coronavirus (COVID-19) be better for Michigan’s economy in the long run?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Could staying at home longer because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) ultimately benefit us economically? Public health experts are pushing to be patient with current restrictions to avoid a second spike in disease. Dr. Howard Markel is one of the researchers who helped coax the phrase “flatten the curve”. He is director …

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Could Michigan’s economy start to reopen in May? Governor Whitmer sends mixed messages

Click to enlarge Darren Hood, Detroit Stock City Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared the protest earlier today against her coronavirus stay-at-home order – in which people gathered in Lansing, many not wearing face masks and many disobeying distancing guidelines social by standing close to and touching each other – “maybe just created a need to lie …

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Senate Republicans have 5-step plan to jumpstart Michigan’s economy

The coronavirus against Detroit A dystopian way of life has taken hold on the Detroit subway as the coronavirus rages, but humanity is shining in the face of COVID-19. Brian Kaufman, Detroit Free Press videographer The Republican Senate caucus presented Gov. Gretchen Whitmer with a five-phase plan to revive Michigan’s economy. “The Senate Republican Caucus …

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Talks to strategically reopen parts of Michigan’s economy are underway

(4/15/2020) – As Michigan coronavirus cases appear to be leveling off, plans to possibly reopen the state’s economy are underway. “There is a realistic hope that we can get back to some sense of normalcy and then continue to build on that,” Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich said. This is refreshing news for a state …

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Whitmer in talks on Great Lakes regional strategy to reopen Michigan economy

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer spoke to Illinois Governor JB Pritzker about a joint strategy to reopen the Great Lakes regional economy when the threat of the coronavirus subsides , Crain’s learned. Pritzker discussed with his peers in the Upper Midwest a coordinated approach to lifting shelter-in-place orders before President Donald Trump makes a national decision …

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Expert takes a look at how Michigan’s economy can bounce back

(WXYZ) – As more Michiganders file for unemployment and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order is extended until April 30, the question now arises of how to reopen Michigan, when some of the restrictions are lifted and people can start going back to work? Everywhere you look it’s like a ghost town. Businesses are closed and …

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Michigan Chamber Releases Preliminary Membership Survey Results on Restarting Michigan’s Economy

LANSING, Mich., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Michigan Chamber released preliminary results of a survey sent to chamber members across the state on Wednesday, April 8. The Michigan Chamber represents approximately 5,000 job providers, who employ more than one million residents in the 83 counties. The Michigan Chamber survey was intended to provide timely …

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Businesses and hospital executives advise Whitmer on reopening Michigan economy as COVID-19 outbreak subsides

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is receiving advice from business executives in several parts of Michigan on reopening the state’s economy, which has been crippled for two weeks due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. DTE Energy Co. executive chairman Gerry Anderson and former Henry Ford healthcare system CEO Nancy Schlichting co-chair a group they’ve brought together that …

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West Michigan Community Mental Health is changing the way it handles appointments | Coronavirus

West Michigan Community Mental Health is open to people in need of care. Community mental health is considered an essential service under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Home Support Order. Staff at West Michigan Community Mental Health continue to provide their services, but with different ways of providing these services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Face to …

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The coronavirus will hammer the Michigan economy. The only question is how much.

The economic shock from the coronavirus will spread across Michigan, hitting nearly every industry and community, taking billions of dollars from paychecks and tax collections, experts say. The layoffs and time off have already hit the restaurant, travel and hospitality industries, and then are expected to spread to nearly every segment of the economy, from …

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Coronavirus has mixed impact on Michigan’s economy » WDET 101.9FM

Alex McLenon The stock market has been in free fall for the past few weeks amid fears of COVID-19, but there have been relatively few economic implications in Michigan so far. State residents are starting to see the financial effects of COVID-19 at the gas pump. Talks to cut oil production amid global travel restrictions …

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In latest legal blow to Medicaid work requirements, judge blocks Michigan community engagement rules

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg cited a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejecting HHS’s approval of Arkansas’ similar waiver. The appeals committee’s unanimous opinion said the waiver approval was inconsistent with the primary purpose of the Medicaid law, which is to provide medical coverage. Modern healthcare: …

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Far-left agenda would decimate Michigan economy

Tori sachs | Detroit News As Democrats work their way through a brutal and confrontational presidential nomination process, it becomes increasingly likely that a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” who has praised the Communist leaders of the Soviet Union is to be. and Cuba, an elitist on Wall Street who thinks he should determine who can own …

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Trustees Approve Graduation Partnerships with Western Michigan Community Colleges

The Ferris State University Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Friday, February 21, and voted on several items, including collaborative partnerships, a new college degree and more. Ferris State University Board of Trustees approved partnerships with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, and Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, to establish permanent sites for the …

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“Alligator” sighting causes a stir at Michigan Community College

MUSKEGON, Michigan – It would be unusual to see an alligator in Michigan waters in any season… but in February? Still, officials at Muskegon Community College have started to receive reports that an alligator has been sighted in a stream running through the campus, located in the western part of the state near Lake Michigan, …

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You Could Be Wrong About Michigan’s Economy » WDET 101.9 FM

Cheyna Roth, Jake Neher Michigan’s economy was in the national spotlight last week. During her response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union, Governor Gretchen Whitmer made a point of saying that not everyone is feeling the growth that Trump announced during his speech. So how good is Michigan’s economy? And who benefits? “I …

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Mid Michigan Community College softball coach charged with sexual assault

A Mid Michigan Community College softball player accuses a school coach of acting inappropriately towards her, and police are investigating. The report made to the Mount Pleasant Police Department is sent to the Isabella County District Attorney. He will decide whether the coach should be indicted in criminal proceedings. The police report says that on …

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Michigan Community Colleges Sign New Transfer Agreements with 4-Year Universities

DETROIT – The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) announced Tuesday that 28 of the state’s community colleges have signed four transfer agreements with 25 four-year colleges and universities in Michigan, intended to allow community college students to transfer more than credits. The association said community college students will be able to transfer more credits to …

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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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Could be better, could be worse Michigan Advance

More than a decade after the onset of the 2008 recession, Michigan still faces a challenging environment for economic growth. Nonetheless, the state’s economy is expected to recover over time, albeit slower than the Michiganders would like. So say top economists at the University of Michigan and state tax analysts, who presented their economic findings …

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Michigan Community College Association to Address Student Economic Instability

The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) is launching an initiative next month to improve student completion and success by addressing economic instability. Through Michigan-Building Economic Stability Today (MI-BEST), the association will address students’ insecurity of basic needs, including access to food, housing, transportation, and child care. children. The initiative is funded by a $442,000 grant …

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Michigan economy poised to grow in 2020 after a ‘disappointing’ year

A combination of factors came together in 2019 to weigh on Michigan’s economy. The six-week strike at General Motors, job cuts at GM and Ford in early 2019, a slowing manufacturing sector and relatively stable auto sales have collectively held back the state’s growth this year. As 2020 approaches, Gabe Ehrlich and his colleagues at …

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Michigan community welcomes 8-year-old cancer battling home for the holidays

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. LINDEN, Mich. (WJRT) – Brinley Jungnitsch, 8, has been in Memphis, Tennessee for 6 months fighting cancer for the third time. At just four years old, …

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Michigan Community Hospital Begins Patient Treatments with ViewRay’s IRMian Linac

CLEVELAND, December 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ViewRay, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY) today announced that Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Mich. began patient treatments with MRIdian® Linac, a state-of-the-art radiation therapy system that combines the latest innovations in precision radiation delivery and revolutionary MRI guidance. The MRIdian device is located in the hospital’s new Herbert-Herman Cancer Center, …

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See 2018 Shoplifting Arrests for Retail Theft in Your Michigan Community

Ceiling CCTV cameras are part of Kohl’s store security system in Kalamazoo County. (Julie Mack / MLive) According to data collected by Michigan State Police, approximately 15,500 Michigan residents were arrested in 2018 for shoplifting or attempted retail store fraud. This is a decrease of about 8% from 2017. However, the number of police reports …

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Do you know your Michigan community better than anyone? Prove it

Chandler Crossings, a group of three student apartment complexes, is about three miles from Michigan State University in the Township of Bath. Given its proximity to MSU and the ages of the people who live there, students may see the apartments as an extension of the college campus, according to Matt Grossmann, professor of political …

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West Michigan community gathers for huge Thanksgiving meal

Brian Hayes | MLive.com Volunteers from Gerald R. Ford Job Corps work to unwrap and cut pies at the Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving Community Meal at DeVos Place on Thursday, November 28, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brian Hayes | MLive.com Isabel Dashner, 9, serves food to a family at the Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving …

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Northern Michigan Community Health Innovation Region Wins Award

The Northern Michigan Community Health Innovation Region, a partnership of healthcare and community providers serving the health needs of individuals in 10 counties in northwest Michigan, received the Community Excellence Award in Public Health from the Michigan Association for Local Public Health and the Michigan Public Health Association. The theme for this year’s Community Excellence …

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Holiday Retreat Adds Michigan Community to Its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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The vacation retreat adds the Michigan community to its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency Provides Public Service Training to Fight Poverty – WBKB 11

ALPENA, Mich – Families across Michigan and here on the Sunrise side have big differences in resources and economic stability. The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency is committed to promoting understanding of people from all walks of life with its Bridges Out of Poverty program. The program is designed to train members of public works …

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GBCS honored by Governor and Michigan Community Service Commission

Through ohtadmin | to September 12, 2019 state tribute from local state representative Tim Sneller (center) and the governor’s award to the right, with a green Positivity Project t-shirt. Photo provided” width=”277″ srcset=”https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-277×300.jpg 277w, https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-768×832.jpg 768w, https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-946×1024.jpg 946w, https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-400×433.jpg 400w, https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-92×100.jpg 92w, https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1.jpg 1413w” src=”https://grandblancview.mihomepaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/2019-09-12/7p1-277×300.jpg” data-sizes=”(max-width: 277px) 100vw, 277px” class=”wp-image-53804 size-medium lazyload”/> Shown are the …

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Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grawn Rescues, Neuters Stray Kittens for Adoption

“I do it just because it’s my love and it’s my passion.” Many shelters in northern Michigan say they refuse stray cats because they just don’t have space. This is where Kelly Lemcool comes in. She opened the Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grand Traverse County on July 5. The center has a veterinarian, …

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Michigan’s economy is improving. But the suburbs could face the next fiscal crisis.

Michigan’s economy has largely recovered from the Great Recession, but more than 150 communities still face serious long-term financial challenges. The next frontier of money problems? Suburbs, says Eric Scorsone, Michigan assistant treasurer. “I guess the next wave of tax problems will be more likely in the suburbs than in the cities,” Scorsone said. As …

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Line 5 shutdown blocks Michigan economy

Views are selected from community submissions emailed to us across Michigan on a wide variety of topics. To submit your opinion, email your topic suggestion and relevant experience to [email protected] A Canadian energy company has just asked the Michigan Claims Court to allow the continuation of its multibillion-dollar pipeline project. The Michigan legislature approved the …

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