State Commission OKs Motions to Support Migrant Workers

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission recently unanimously passed five motions that aim to improve support for and protection of migrant and seasonal farmworkers employed in Michigan. The panel heard updates on 15 recommendations made in 2010 by the Interagency Migrant Services Committee, approving a motion recognizing there has been “significant progress” on the suggestions, but […]

Medical Marijuana Oversight Bill Becomes Law

Legislation to reform the background check requirements for medical marijuana facilities has been signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The measure, now Public Act 3 of 2019, changes the applicant requirements in the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act to require those with “influence over the business” to go through the background check process. Owning […]

Convention Bureau, Sports Authority report strong 2018, present awards

Hotel room rentals were up in 2018 for the eighth consecutive year, the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) announced during its recent annual meeting in Lansing. The bureau also recognized several people with awards for their vision, dedication and loyalty to the Greater Lansing region. The bureau reported a strong 62.8 percent occupancy […]

Your next business venture starts with CMU’s MET

The Master of Entrepreneurial Transactions at Central Michigan University is for those who live and breathe business. Whether you want to start your own business or grow the one you currently work at, you can learn skills needed to do both. This unique program blends classroom learning with real-world experiences. Courses are taught by experts […]

New state campaign helps Michigan adults earn diploma

A new state program has been unveiled that helps inform people about adult education programs and services, helping them improve their reading, writing, English and math skills, possibly leading to a General Educational Development (GED) certificate. More than 900,000 Michiganders lack a high school diploma or equivalent, and the Michigan Talent Investment Agency (TIA) reports […]

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