A typical Michigan driver would initially pay roughly $4.60 more a month in state gasoline taxes under a gradual tax increase proposed to boost funding for road repairs.
A $600,000 federal grant has been given to Detroit to help the city develop a plan to revitalize its largest industrial corridor.
The economy, and voters’ feelings about it, is sure to be a factor on Election Day Nov 4. Snyder hopes it’s the determining factor.
Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely says riverfront real estate development could make the effect even greater.
Allowing same-sex couples to wed in Michigan would provide a humongous boost to the state’s economy, according to a recently published study.
Mayors and others fear that if Prop 1 fails, the Legislature will re-enact the tax cut without diverting replacement revenue to municipalities.
The deal calls for issuing a request for proposals from for-profit business collaborations between Michigan and Israeli companies.
Boaters have adapted to the “new economy,” using smaller, more fuel-efficient boats to get out for a swim and some fun on the lake.
One grower said while the fruit looks to be in good shape, you still won’t see local fruit at this year’s National Cherry Festival.
Michigan is a little more than 30 percent closer to being a top ten state than it was five years ago, he says.