Startup Businesses Shine at 2016 Greenlight Business Model Competition

The 2016 GreenLight Business Model Competition showcased several promising new business ventures, highlighting new Michigan entrepreneurs for the fourth year in a row. All ages were welcome, with finalists ranging from college students to seasoned business professionals. This year featured 20 finalist teams from across the state of Michigan, with each finalist team bringing a […]

National Movement to Abolish Sales Tax on Tampons Turns Local

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Last week, state Representative, Sarah Roberts, introduced two bills that joined a national movement: to abolish the sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

The “tampon tax” is currently being debated across the country and Michigan has now joined the conversation, as lawmakers consider lifting the luxury tax on pads and tampons. Many feel as though this tax is demanding an unfair cost for women, essentially making women pay, literally, for menstruating.

National Movement to Abolish Sales Tax on Tampons Turns Local

Last week, state Representative, Sarah Roberts, introduced two bills that joined a national movement: to abolish the sales tax on feminine hygiene products.The “tampon tax” is currently being debated across the country and Michigan has now joined the conversation, as lawmakers consider lifting the luxury tax on pads and tampons. Many feel as though this […]

General Overview of 2016 Presidential Front Runners

As the race for the 2016 Presidential election progresses, Greater Lansing Business Journal will be your local source for the latest news in the polls. Here is a general overview of the 2016 front-runners and where they stand in the polls.Two Democratic Party front-runners remain: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.Hillary ClintonAge 68, currently leading in […]

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