At the end of May, Lansing Clerk Chris Swope began allowing the public to try out new voting equipment and register to vote at community events. The hands-on voting equipment demonstrations will continue to be offered at community events throughout the summer. Event attendees can try out the new equipment, complete absentee voter applications, register […]

Increasing productivity at the office

“Work smarter, not harder.” By definition, clichés are annoying and irritating; however, there might be some truth behind the one above. There are several ways to increase productivity at work without putting in longer hours or shoehorning more into an already-jammed-packed calendar. Take a break.Kind of odd, right? Seems a bit like a step backward […]


A rule reducing the amount of gas available to those traveling in Michigan during the summer road trip season has the Michigan Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and Sen. Joe Hune, chairman of the Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee, calling on the federal government to end the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) rule. The rule eliminates the sale […]

City of Jackson Receives Certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) recently announced the city of Jackson has been award the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification. Jackson fully placed with the RRC best practices and the city is poised to attract and support private investment. The MEDC held a formal presentation of the RRC Certification Award during a city council […]

Vintage Cars Roll Out in Lansing

If you’re a fan of vintage cars, you may already know what is rolling into town, and these classics will be coming from all over the country. The 26th annual Oldsmobile Homecoming Car Show & Swap Meet rolls out June 16 and features the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Oldsmobile and Curved Dash Oldsmobiles. Keeping the Oldsmobile […]

CPA expertise adds to the craft brewing industry

There are over 250 breweries in Michigan– and that number is growing thanks to the barely slowing tide of enthusiasts, some of whom will undoubtedly give serious brewing a try. In addition to having 266  breweries officially listed on the Michigan Brewer’s Guild’s site, Michigan is 4th in the country for the number of breweries […]

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