Governor Rick Snyder to Speak at Lansing Chamber Economic Lunch [Video]

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Last Thursday, Governor Rick Snyder spoke to the Lansing Regional Chamber Economic Club about Michigan’s past, present and future.

With the Flint water crisis still ongoing, Detroit’s school district problems and recently travelling to Washington, D.C. to testify in front of Congress, the governor has had his hands full.

The conversation started with Snyder calling for a look at Michigan’s big picture, comparing where we are today to where we were 15 years ago.

“If you step back and look at our past, we had a lost decade. We went through terrible times. We saw unemployment, job losses, housing dropouts, etc. Many of our young people left the state. So, we decided to do something about that, to reinvent the state. It was time.”

Virtual Reality: Not So Far Away Anymore

Virtual reality (VR), a concept mainly familiar to gamers and sci-fi movie fans, is now a real reality.Various companies have been experimenting with VR since the 1990s, producing a number of different headsets, monitors, and other computer-generated devices that simulate a three-dimensional environment for the device wearer. While these devices were technically successful in the […]

Virtual Reality: Not So Far Away Anymore

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Virtual reality (VR), a concept mainly familiar to gamers and sci-fi movie fans, is now a real reality.

Various companies have been experimenting with VR since the 1990s, producing a number of different headsets, monitors, and other computer-generated devices that simulate a three-dimensional environment for the device wearer. While these devices were technically successful in the past, the 90s models were known for their nausea-inducing side effects.

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.

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