Members of the public testify at a committee hearing in Lansing over Detroit’s “Grand Bargain” and the state’s possible $195-million contribution to the city’s bankruptcy plan.
Authorities have released the names of two men fatally shot in different locations near the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing.
The political battle over the effort to raise the minimum wage in Michigan continues between Lansing and proponents of a petition drive.
There will soon be another $6.8 million available to help get very early-stage Michigan companies off the ground. State officials Thursday announced a designation of $6.8 million for Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0, a statewide investment fund aimed at supporting high-tech early stage companies.
There’s a new mentoring program for entrepreneurs in the Lansing area. The new program was launched by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the economic development organization for the capitol region, and Michigan State University’s Spartan Innovations spinout business accelerator.
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the regional economic development organization for the capital area, last week announced the second round of its requests for proposals for its Regional Incubation Network.
IDV Solutions announced an update to its risk visualization software, Visual Command Center. The new release, version 3.1, includes significant enhancements to its weather risk data visualizations to help organizations to alert, assess, and take action against threats to their assets and operations. The company also announced an update to its Twitter visualization tool, with version 3.1.
“It’s really going to be a transformational year for south Lansing,” said Chad Gamble, the city’s director of operations.
Two days after touting a $625 million investment over the past three years in its networks in metro Detroit, AT&T released investment figures for other Michigan metropolitan areas. AT&T also announced the availability of its 4G LTE high-speed data service in the Traverse City area.
A new report from Michigan Virtual University finds mixed results for online learning in Michigan.