Retailers Group Outlines Safe Reopening

A statewide trade group sent a letter to elected officials outlining a four-phase plan for the reopening of businesses across Michigan. Bill Hallan, president and CEO of the Lansing-based Michigan Retailers Association, drafted the letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as well as several state lawmakers with the goal of building a partnership to allow a […]

SBAM Launches Resources to Help Small Businesses get back to work

To make preparing to resume operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic easier, the Small Business Association of Michigan has developed a road map and resources to assist small businesses. “Getting back to work will require changes for small businesses that could be overwhelming,” said association President Brian Calley. “We want to make this transition as simple […]

LEAP Awards $30,000 for Public Art, Artists

Amid the evolving economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership is supporting communities across the region by accessing and distributing relief funds as they become available. LEAP, with support from the PNC Foundation, recently announced a continued investment in public art and support for artists by awarding $30,000 for public art […]

Nessel Joins Effort to Strengthen Consumer Funeral Protections

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced May 6 that she joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general calling on the Federal Trade Commission to enhance consumer protections around funeral home services. In a comment letter to the FTC about its 1982 Funeral Industry Practices Rule, the attorneys general warn that insufficient pricing transparency in the funeral industry inhibits consumers from accurate comparison shopping and exposes them to […]

Emergent BioSolutions Leads Fight Against COVID-19

Zika, Ebola, COVID-19 — each of these viruses has struck fear into people and jeopardized the lives of millions when they became deadly public health threats. Yet, multinational biopharmaceutical company Emergent BioSolutions helped combat previous viruses, and it is prepared to take on COVID-19, the company’s President and CEO Robert G. Kramer Sr. said. “For […]

The right master’s degree can make the difference

You’re ready for a promotion. You’re motivated to continue your education. You’re prepared to make a change. It’s time to earn your master’s degree. The number of people earning master’s degrees increased by 31% from 2004 to 2015, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These people are your competition. You want a degree […]

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