Within hours after voters soundly rejected a sales tax increase to help pay for improving the state’s roads, Democratic lawmakers started suggesting that Michigan’s business community needs to pay its “fair share” for infrastructure.
Money is pouring into the craft beer industry these days, as players from across the capital spectrum open their spigots to fund startups, expansions and a growing number of liquidity events.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 11, 2015.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 27, 2015:
The push by Gov. Rick Snyder to increase liquor license fees by 50 percent appears to be “dead.”
Small regional airports could bear the brunt of changes in the aviation industry. The reason: A projected pilot shortage is only expected to intensify over the next decade.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 13, 2015.
Federal employment numbers released today show that businesses added fewer jobs than expected last month, providing further evidence to what some say is a widening gulf between the labor supply and employer needs.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for March 31, 2015.
Michigan’s business community appears to lack a unified front as the May 5 election approaches for Proposal 1, a major ballot measure seeking to overhaul the state’s mechanism for transportation funding.
It turns out that Hollywood, like most other industries, doesn’t like uncertainty.
This may finally be the year Republicans in the Legislature move forward with their agenda to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law.
The Manistee-based Little River Band of Ottawa Indians last month filed paperwork with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Minneapolis to open a long-planned casino in Fruitport Township at the site of the former Great Lakes Downs racetrack.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for March 16, 2015:
While Gov. Rick Snyder famously campaigned against the government picking winners and losers, the state’s economic development agency during his first term made a clear bet on one segment of the Michigan economy: manufacturing.