Economy

A summary of Michigan's resources
John Yellich, Michigan Geological Survey

When it comes to mapping its natural resources, Michigan falls behind other states. But a $500,000 state grant may help change that. The grant to the Michigan Geological Survey will pay for statewide resource mapping. 

The latest report on West Michigan’s industrial economy finds a slowdown in August. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A big section of Michigan’s economy is being targeted by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 98.2 percent of businesses in Michigan are small businesses. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) More local government leaders are feeling insecure about their fiscal health than in years past. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton were both in Michigan last week to deliver speeches on their plans for the economy. But they both presented different pictures of the state of things here in Michigan, where the auto industry and manufacturing tanked during the Great Recession. 


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