Displaying items tagged: Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce
Biz groups react to Ottawa Impact’s elimination of county DEI office
Ottawa County employers and business advocates have expressed growing discontent since a new slate of commissioners voted on Jan. 3 to abolish the county’s diversity, equity and inclusion department.
Ottawa Co. leaders worry about attracting, retaining talent with incoming ‘Ottawa Impact’ majority
Roger Bergman and Doug Zylstra are preparing for a new term on the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners unlike any other.
People in the News: June 6, 2022
Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for June 6, 2022
Tax cut plans come as Michigan’s business tax climate ranks favorably
Michigan’s business tax climate ranks comparatively well to other states, and business advocates say election-year tax cuts proposed in Lansing could further improve that standing.
Biz groups back new Holland LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance
HOLLAND — Business leaders and elected officials in Holland say the city’s recently approved anti-discrimination ordinance codifying protections for the LGBTQ community will be beneficial for retaining and attracting talent.
Relief fund offers grants to downtown Holland, Zeeland businesses
HOLLAND — The Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce created a relief fund to aid small restaurants and retailers in downtown Holland and Zeeland hit financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lakeshore group seeks to bolster housing with new tools, grants
HOLLAND — Faced with a shortage of housing for people at various income levels, community leaders in Michigan’s fastest-growing county are exploring new ways to develop residential units.