Gov. Snyder says the economy is first among the challenges facing the president.
Economists say job increases over the next two years will bring Michigan back to levels achieved just before the 2008-09 Great Recession.
The government shutdown is now over, but not everyone is jumping for joy.
With the U.S. staring down the barrel of a default deadline, an economist says an agreement on the budget may be too little, too late.
“The American people would get better government out of Monkey Island at the local zoo than we’re giving them today.”
The state will lose $18 million each day the shutdown continues, Budget Director John Nixon said. “This is just ridiculous.”
An early Labor Day helped August car sales, at the expense of September.
A deeper look at homelessness statistics shows signs of an improving economy.
Sales are expected to grow, but economy and high car prices remain a risk.
Chrysler and Ford sales up 11 percent in July. GM sales up 16 percent.