Archive for Tag Archives: ' Jennifer Granholm'
In 2004, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm unveiled a water protection plan that called for a statewide code to better regulate the state’s 1.3 million septic tanks and other on-site wastewater treatment systems. Nine years later, that [...]
By Conor Dugan Michiganders lament the brain drain that sees some of our best and brightest young people fleeing the state for supposedly bigger and better things on the coasts and in major cities. I was [...]
It seemed a reasonable deal when Gov. John Engler and Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer shook hands on it in 1998. The state of Michigan would give Detroit $333.9 million annually for nine years in revenue sharing [...]
Steve Lowe Jr. is scrambling to find more than a dozen skilled machinists, experienced engineers and laborers after his company recently won a multimillion-dollar contract to build giant camshafts for diesel locomotive engines. He said he’s [...]
Jay Bavers and Glenna Haney labor in a small studio in the Northern Michigan community of East Jordan. But their blown-glass creations have garnered fans from Lansing to Siberia. Jordan Valley Glassworks, which Bavers and Haney [...]
Governors can’t resist using their economic development agencies to try to pick business winners and losers in the economy, even when they say they are opposed to doing so. Gov. James Blanchard bankrolled efforts to grow [...]