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MEDC Plans Job Cuts After Tribe Halts Casino Payments

The agency could lose “some truly great, hard-working and talented people.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2015

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Low-Income Tax Credit, Pure Michigan Funding To Disappear Should Committee In State House Have Way

About $100 million that had been earmarked for economic development could be transferred to funds to pave potholes.

CBS Detroit–06/03/2015

Mike Rowe, right, poses for a selfie with WWJ's Vickie Thomas at the Mackinac Policy Conference. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

Gov. Snyder speaks at a reception for leading business executives and officials in Shanghai who have investment interests in Michigan. (Source: Michigan.gov)

Snyder’s China Trip Lands Jobs, Promotes Detroit And Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder has wrapped up a week-long trade mission to China and is returning to Michigan.

11/26/2014

(L to R) Carol Cain, Major General Gwen Bingham, Sean Carlson, Sonya Sepahban and Scott Badenoch, Sr. appear on “Michigan Matters” 11:30 a.m. Sunday  on CBS 62. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Growing The Defense Industry

What will it take to grow Michigan’s defense industry?

10/01/2014

Nigel Francis, Debbie Holton, John Billings and Carol Cain on the Michigan Matters set. (credit: CBS 62)

Watch Michigan Matters: Future Of Manufacturing

What’s the future of manufacturing in Michigan? This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain get the answers.

05/30/2014

Michigan Chronicle's Pancakes & Politics Urban Revitalization: Strengthening Our Core

Michigan Matters Preview: Pancakes & Politics – Detroit Economic Development

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain will recap the first Michigan Chronicle “Pancakes and Politics” Breakfast Forum featuring five well-known leaders discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Detroit.

03/12/2014

A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

State Says Pure Michigan Campaign Drove $1.2 Billion Visitor Spending

A new report on Michigan’s 2013 tourism industry from the Toronto-based tourism research firm Longwoods International says the state’s Pure Michigan campaign drove more than 4 million trips last year, producing $1.2 billion in economic impact.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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Michigan Chronicle’s ‘Pancakes and Politics’ Is Back!

As the city that put the world on wheels regroups to find a new future — one lined with jobs and new opportunities — what’s ahead?

03/10/2014

An artist's rendering of Michigan State University's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction behind its existing National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. MSU photo.

MSU Atom Smasher, Ann Arbor Tech Center, Other Projects Win State Support

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. Tuesday announced state approval of economic development projects that will create 1,444 new jobs in Michigan and result in $362 million in business spending in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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