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Michigan Unemployment Held Steady At End Of 2012

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 03.20.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Michigan ended 2012 with no change in its unemployment rate, a report released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Technology, ...

Michigan Unemployment Rate Drops

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 02.20.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Michigan's unemployment rate is on the decline, according to the latest figures from the state's Department of Technology, Managem...

Relentless Positive Action to Reinvent Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Gov. Rick Snyder

There are a lot of great stories of success in Michigan, and each of them has the same theme: Michigan is open for business, and together we're reinventing our state with relentless positive action.

Restoring Faith and Confidence

Mervin T. White, Jr. | Posted 08.03.2012 | Detroit
Mervin T. White, Jr.

As an elected official, I will work diligently towards restoring faith and confidence back into our government by providing the highest level of integrity to the office of State Representative.

Detroit Shows Big Job Growth In One Sector

Posted 05.09.2012 | Detroit

Reversing the trend of the previous decade, Detroit has added more manufacturing jobs in the last two years than all but one other metropolitan area i...

Analyst: Michigan 'Not Out Of The Woods Yet' On Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

Michigan' unemployment rate continues to decline, dropping below 9 percent in February for the first time since 2008. But the situation is more grim i...

Boot Camp For Geeks Comes With Job Training

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit

At a time when many in the Detroit area are looking for work, one school is offering an intensive training course in a field with thousands of availab...

Paul Needham

Is This The Next Michigan?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When Rich Sheridan lost his job in the dot-com bubble about a decade ago and decided to start his own company, he had some trouble...

Obama Talks Jobs In Key State

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Aligning himself with a public fed up with economic uncertainty and Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama declared Thursday: "T...

Arthur Delaney

Michigan Becomes First State To Curtail Jobless Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed controversial legislation on Monday, making Michigan the first state in the country to reduce unemployment insur...

Arthur Delaney

Jobless Aid Advocates Fear Michigan Will Become The Next Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress deadlocked several times last year over renewals of federally-funded unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless, twice in...

Ford's To Invest

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two Ford Motor Co. factories near Detroit will see 170 additional blue-collar jobs in the next two years as the auto...

GM To Build Small Car Plant In Michigan

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SPRING HILL, Tenn. — Workers at General Motors' soon-to-be-idled assembly plant in Tennessee held out hope for a reprieve, but now it's back to ...

GE To Build Michigan Manufacturing Research Center

Ap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) -- General Electric Co. said Friday it will build a $100 million manufacturing technology center in Michigan that will eventual...