Michigan Legislature Adjourns For The YearA flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.
Local and State Leaders Remember Nelson MandelaIncredible. Courageous. Honorable... those are words that Michigan political and community leaders are using to describe Nelson Mandela.
Mike Duggan Makes Surprise Visit To Lansing, Huddles With State Leaders"Whatever authority I have to run the city depends on my ability to persuade the governor and the emergency manager that I can improve the quality of life faster than is being done right now," Duggan said.
Kalamazoo's SMIC To Celebrate 10 Years With Online Tour, Snyder VisitAs it nears the end of its 10th year, the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center will sponsor two events in October that highlight a decade of achievement, including an inventive online tour showing to the global bioscience industry what makes SMIC and the region a successful life sciences hub.
Snyder Sets 2013 Michigan Cyber SummitThe 2013 Michigan Cyber Summit hosted by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will bring together experts to discuss ways to defend business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement and individuals against cyber-attacks and take advantage of opportunities in the cyber security industry.
Techonomy Says Tech Startups Mean Better Future For DetroitAn overflow crowd packed the 600-seat Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University to hear about how high tech can accelerate the recovery of Detroit.
State Agency OKs Bonds For New Red Wings ArenaA new hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings got another step closer to reality Wednesday with Michigan Strategic Fund Board approval of $450 million in bonds for the structure.
GM Shows Off $130M Warren Data Center, Plans $258M Center In MilfordGeneral Motors showed off a new $130 million data center in Warren Monday and announced plans to spend $258 million to build another one in Milford.
Detroit Public TV To Live Stream FIRST Robotics State ChampionshipsEastern Michigan University's Convocation Center is hosting the state championships of the FIRST Michigan Robotics competition this weekend. Gov. Rick Snyder is scheduled to attend, and Detroit Public Television will live stream the event.
Michigan Matters Preview: Pancakes & Politics With Gov. Snyder
WSU Approves Eight-Year Union Contracts Before Right To Work Takes EffectThe deal includes a $1,000 signing bonus within 30 days of ratification. And raises will begin next year.
Michigan Hits No. 4 On Site Selection New Building, Expansion ListSite Selection magazine has named Michigan the No. 4 state for major new corporate facilities and expansions in 2012, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced late Wednesday.
Poll: Snyder's Approval Rating Still Down After Right To Work"Only 37 percent of voters in the state approve of the job he's doing to 54 percent who disapprove," the newest poll found.
Film Industry Reels At Snyder Incentive CutMichigan film producers and some lawmakers say they will lobby to maintain the state's $50 million film credits cap, which could be slashed in half under Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's budget proposal.
Belle Isle Lease Debate Gets Wild, RaucousOne resident called the council members "Judas," for considering the lease, adding, "It has one jewel in it and you're going to take it. Are we ignorant?"