The recently released Epic MRA poll, which is taken from active and likely voters, revealed that 58 percent believe Michigan’s economy has bottomed out and is starting to improve.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing received a get well message from President Obama Friday.
Marketing Research Group President Tom Shields credits the rising support of the political figures to the public’s perception that the economy continues to improve.
The President says automakers will be making cars that average 55 miles per gallon by the middle of the next decade.
Obama patted workers on the back and said: “Good job. I’m proud of you. Keep up the good work.” Larry Campbell, a 15-year GM worker from Rochester Hills, thanked Obama for “believing” in GM.
Former Michigan Governor, Jennifer Granholm, tells the “Meet The Press” audience on NBC she believes President Obama can win re-election.
Public employee unions are in a drawn-out fight for their very survival in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states where GOP lawmakers have curbed collective bargaining rights.
Thousands will join in for a march and rally in Detroit Monday, all part of the Labor Day Parade.
Though the visit was partially overshadowed by partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama talked up the advanced battery industry in Holland Thursday, his second visit to the West Michigan city in 13 months.
New federal fuel efficiency rules were revealed on Tuesday that will require heavy-duty trucks to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy.