Going PRO Talent Fund Helps Lansing Region Businesses Close Skills Gap

Overwhelmingly, businesses in the Lansing region are struggling to attract, develop and retain talent. In fact, 68% of Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce members listed talent as the top issue facing their business in the chamber’s 2018 member survey.  When chamber staff broke down that 68%, one of the significant areas of concern to businesses […]

Auto Insurance Reform Likely to See Daylight on Legislative Agenda

Throughout the 2018 general election campaign in Michigan, one key issue that emerged among both Democrats and Republicans was the growing cost of auto insurance to consumers. Michigan has some of the highest insurance rates in the United States, according to Insure.com. Many contend that Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system, which provides unlimited lifetime medical […]

The Voice of Business Making an Impact in Our Region

In September, I had an opportunity to represent the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce at the annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce Advocacy and Growth Conference in New Orleans. It was great to be able to share ideas and opportunities with chambers of commerce from across the United States. One of the recurring topics at the […]

They Served You, Now You Can Help Serve Them

There are plenty of benefits available to employers who hire veterans.  The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs offers a Special Employer Incentives program that can save business owners money by providing reimbursement of a portion of a veteran’s salary as well as coverage for certain supplies and equipment. There are also tax incentives available to […]

Manufacturing in action!

It has been an exciting time for the manufacturing sector in the Lansing region. We continue to see a resurgence of the industry that drives the economy within the local and global marketplace. As we continue to develop our place in the 21st century economy, the role of advanced manufacturing cannot be overstated. General Motors […]

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