Venture Fellows Program Announced
Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist announced a partnership aimed at attracting and retaining investment professionals to Michigan. The collaboration between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVAC) will...
Communities Receive Funds to Build Homes, Support Small Businesses
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced six communities will receive funding to build 60 new homes and additional space for businesses. The projects are expected to generate a total capital investment of nearly $18 million in Milan, Sturgis,...
Governor Responds to Insurance Ruling
A Texas federal judge struck down the Affordable Care Act requirement that health insurers cover and pay for certain preventative care services without additional cost to the patient. In response, Governor Gretchen Whitmer directed the Department of Insurance and...
Starting is Half the Battle
Beginnings can be a time of great opportunity. To quote Aristotle, “The beginning seems to be more than half of the whole.” True indeed. I can recall my first three months serving as a commissioner on the Michigan Public Service Commission. During that time,...
Five Things We’re Reading
Below are some of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do. Video of a Strawberry Under a Microscope Will Make Sure You Never Forget to Wash the Fruit Ever Again – While it can’t...
Last Week on the MLC Blog
Driven by low unemployment, strong business growth, and an overall strong economy, Michigan’s income tax rate will decrease to its lowest level since 2007. Michigan’s larger nonprofits are eligible for grant funding through the Department of Labor and Economic...
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