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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


Connecting Job Seekers And Employers Through Virtual Job Fair

This month’s fair will feature 345 jobs through 50 Michigan employers in varying industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

Joe Louis Arena (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

$16M In Loans Awarded For Joe Louis Arena Demolition, Rail Line Construction

A development agency has awarded incentives to further work on Detroit’s light-rail project and tear down The Joe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive (L), Sergio Marchionne, CEO, Chrysler/Fiat (R) (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

WATCH ‘Michigan Matters’ Auto Special: Heard From Leaders In The ‘D’

Read comments heard from movers and shakers at Cobo Center during taping of a special “Michigan Matters” program which airs this Sunday 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62.


Michael Finney, president and CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corporation, with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talking about jobs in Michigan. (credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Jobs Outlook Improving According To MEDC

Michael Finney appears on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62 to talk about the state’s improving jobs picture and how MEDC is helping companies and communities retool for the 21st century knowledge economy.

CBS 62–03/20/2013

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Students, Grads Consider The Motor City

Despite all of the knocks against Detroit, some college students and recent grads are looking at The D as a place to work and live.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2012


MEDC Program Battles ‘Brain Drain’

A Michigan Economic Development Corporation Program is reaching out to Michigan College Students in the hope that they will stick around after they get their diplomas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

Downtown Detroit (Getty Images)

MEDC Campaign: Get Young People To Live, Work In Detroit

Students and young professionals are getting the grand tour of Detroit Wednesday, as part of a program to attract top talent for top jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

Richard Short (Booking Photo)

Convicted Embezzler Sentenced In Tax Credit Case

A convicted embezzler who was on parole when he briefly obtained a $9.1 million state tax credit in 2010 was sentenced Tuesday to up to eight years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

Wixom Plant To House Green Energy Companies

There’s still a long road ahead for a green energy corporation hoping to rebuild the closed Ford Wixom Plant.