Detroit business owner Joyell Lewis on Thursday applauded the launch of the new $10 million Michigan Economic Opportunity Fund (MEOF), a microbusiness loan program for women and entrepreneurs of color in Michigan, led by Michigan Women Forward (MWF).
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Report: Michigan to be One of Top Three EV Battery Manufacturers by 2030
Michigan is slated to be one of the top states in the U.S. to manufacture electric vehicle batteries by 2030, according to a recent report.
Monroe Area Unemployment Down Significantly In September
As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Michigan’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, held steady at 4.1 percent in September.
The Inflation Reduction Act and What it Means for Michiganders
Even before the drastic increase in inflation this year, Michiganders have struggled with paying for health insurance, prescription drugs, and insulin.
Senate Approves Legislation to Increase Chip Production to Rival China
On July 27th, the U.S. Senate approved sweeping legislation to assist the local semiconductor industry in an effort to help businesses and curtail Chinese dominance in the sector.
Lawsuit Challenges Ryan Kelley’s Eligibility to Remain on the Ballot?
Ryan Kelley, a real estate agent and Republican primary candidate for governor, has a lawsuit filed in the Michigan Court of Appeals against him that claims he is not eligible to serve as governor for his role in the Jan. 6, Capitol insurrection.
Protecting Your Personal Data in a Post-Roe World
Law enforcement is already using online search history and other personal data to charge pregnant people with crimes.
Governor Whitmer Calls for Further Investments for Michigan’s “Booming” Small Businesses
Michigan’s economy, mirroring the U.S. economy, is flush with cash as people seek to spend freely despite inflation steadily ramping up its pressure on state residents.
Gov. Whitmer Announces $13 Million Investment for Affordable Housing
On June 15th, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a statewide plan to build 529 affordable apartments, townhomes, and housing units, investing a total of $13 million to numerous projects.
Michigan Parents Can Once Again Apply for the Expanded Child Tax Credit
President Biden has reopened websites where residents can apply for the Child Tax Credit (CTC).