'Michigan Matters' On The Road: Mackinac Focus: Talent Gap, Politics & Motor CityDealing with the growing talent gap, civility in politics and updating tidings of the Motor City were themes at the recent Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference where 1,700 leaders from business and politics migrated north.
'Michigan Matters' Mackinac Focus: Presidential Politics, Regional Transit And FlintCelebrating the Motor City’s revival and helping the city two years after bankruptcy were among hot topics at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 36th annual Mackinac Policy Conference where “Michigan Matters” cameras were on hand.
Michigan Plans To Grow, Protect Defense IndustryThe initiative includes 17 recommendations to grow the state's military defense industry and protect against the closure of bases and other installations.
Universities Generate $958 Million In Economic Activity In DetroitThe schools wanted an analysis of their work in Detroit because the city's success is "so critical for the future of Michigan."
Business Leaders Get Behind Detroit-Area Transit TaxThe tax equates to nearly $8 a month for a house with the region's average taxable value of $78,856.
Snyder Touts Michigan's Economy In Face Of 'Challenges'"The reports of my demise are greatly overblown," Snyder said.
Mackinac Policy Conference: Dan Gilbert Talks Opportunity And Diversity In DetroitThe continuing revival of the city's economy and community a big part of the discussion during the annual Policy Conference on Mackinac Island
Branding Campaign Announced To Promote Michigan As Center Of Innovative TransportationIn a nutshell: self-driving cars.
Annual 3-Day Mackinac Policy Conference Set To BeginWWJ Newsradio 950 will be broadcasting live from the island over the three-day meeting.
House To Stay In Session During Annual Mackinac Policy ConferenceGov. Rick Snyder and senators are still expected to attend the conference.
Snyder On Mackinac: Best Road Funding Plan Would Combine Gas Tax, Registration FeesThe governor says the recent introduction of House bills to cut $135 million in economic development funds to improve roads is costing jobs and investment.
Auto Industry, Social Economics Touched On During Mackinac Policy ConferenceBill Ford said he believes the future outlook of the auto industry in Michigan is "super exciting."