Development of the Port of Muskegon was voted as the top priority going into 2015 for the West Michigan Prosperity Alliance at its monthly public meeting for October.
If nothing else, Gov. Rick Snyder’s focus on improving funding for Michigan’s aging roads and bridges positions the issue toward the top of the agenda in Lansing.
Business advocates view a proposal to reform Michigan’s personal property tax as another solid step toward improving the state’s business climate and competitiveness.
John Weiss takes over as head of the Grand Valley Metropolitan Council at what he sees as an opportune time to promote greater cooperation among communities and stronger collaboration with the private sector.
WEST MICHIGAN — Every “end of the world” prediction so far has been wrong. We are still waiting to see if the world will survive past 2012, thanks to the ancient Maya. Assuming they, too, will be wrong, MiBiz set out to find out what our world could be like in 2050, an arbitrary date to be sure, but the halfway point of the 21st century.