Mackinac Policy 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."
Mike Rowe Of 'Dirty Jobs' Helps Promote Skilled Trades Jobs In Michigan [VIDEO]"It's not just a weird idea of a job. This is real work that really exists and real people are really doing it."
Bankruptcy Judge 'Deeply Concerned' About Unfunded PensionsRetired Judge Steven Rhodes says it's crucial that local governments make their pension plan contributions and not put it off.
Kresge Foundation Outlines Plans For Investment In Detroit NeighborhoodsThe Kresge Foundation says it will invest in large-scale Detroit projects that help convert blighted land into mixed-use, mixed-income developments.
Leaders: No Excuse For Lawmakers To Ignore Detroit K-12 DebtLeaders say the Republican-led Legislature has no excuse to ignore Detroit Public School's debt because the state ultimately is constitutionally responsible for it.
Michigan Mobility Initiative Promotes State As Global Leader Of Connected Vehicle Technology"Connected and autonomous vehicle technology is evolving on a daily basis on the streets of Southeast Michigan, perhaps in the vehicle right next to you."
Groups Renew Push For Removal Of Straits-Area Oil PipelineEnbridge has said repeatedly the line is well-maintained and poses no threat.
What Will Be The Fit For Minority, Small Business Owners At Policy Conference?"I have to carry my company's flag much higher and every touch that I have with a potential customer has to be a positive touch."
Statewide Survey Shows Voters Ready To Fund Road Fixes If Lawmakers Keep It SimpleMore than half of survey respondents who voted no on Proposal 1 said they believed the initiative gave tax money away to too many other things.
AT&T Upgrades Network For Mackinac Policy ConferenceAT&T has boosted its mobile Internet coverage on Mackinac Island in advance of the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference.
Students, Robots, Bill Ford & More Join The Usual Suspects For 2015 Mackinac Policy ConferenceThe 2015 conference will focus on three areas: talent, urban revitalization and cohesion.