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Good Jobs for Michigan Coalition applauds policy makers for making vital job attraction tool for large-scale projects in communities across the state a reality
The Good Jobs for Michigan Coalition issued the following statements today after Gov. Rick Snyder signed the bipartisan Good Jobs for Michigan package (Senate Bills 242-244) into law at a potential project pipeline site in Rochester Hills. Each of the members spoke at the event.
MDARD awards grant to Newaygo County ISD and other rural communities
Today, the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development awarded Rural Development Fund Grants aimed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities.
Regional leaders to launch West Michigan Prosperity Dashboard
On Friday, February 17th, West Michigan’s leading economic development, workforce development, and infrastructure leaders convened to announce the launch of the West Michigan Regional Dashboard, an online tool that will track the region’s progress on critical economic, environmental, and social indicators.
Montcalm County receives Broadband Certification
Today, The Right Place, Inc. and the Montcalm Economic Alliance, in partnership with Connect Michigan, announced that Montcalm County is now a certified “Connected Community” under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program.
West Michigan Celebrates Economic Development Week May 8-14, 2016
West Michigan is celebrating Economic Development Week from May 8-14. Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to highlight the importance and value of economic development’s role in building vibrant communities.
New Business Opportunity: West Michigan Buyer's Summit
On June 22nd, Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) will be partnering with The Right Place, Inc. and Lakeshore Advantage to host nearly 30 buyers at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, MI.
Kent County Agribusiness Community Work Group Issues Final Report to Board of Commissioners
The Kent County Board of Commissioners adopted the final report by the Agribusiness Community Work Group (ACWG) during their meeting this morning. The ACWG included 14 leaders and stakeholders from local units of government, the private sector, and the community.