Marshall Plan For Talent Key To Preparing A Highly-Skilled Talent Pool For Project Dan Olsen
Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan Director Roger Curtis issued the following statement after the groundbreaking ceremony for the Gordie Howe International Bridge in Detroit today. More
Livonia Mayor Dennis Wright, former Mayors Jack Kirksey and Jack Engebretson; and former Councilman Jim McCann are supporting Mike Kowall.
In addition, Northville Township Supervisor Bob Nix, former State Representative John Pastor, and Wayne County Commissioner Terry Marecki are also backing Kowall for MI’s 11th Congressional District. More
About The Author: Steven M. Gursten is the Managing Partner at Michigan Auto Law. He supports Michigan’s Electric Vehicle Future and the movement towards a greener Detroit.
In 1970, there were 200 million cars in the world. Today, there are 253 million cars on the road in the United States alone. To contextualize these statistics, the world population was 3.7 billion people in 1970. The U.S. population is currently standing at 326 million. The difference between the number of people who had an automobile in the entire world in 1970 and who currently have an automobile in the United States today is quite surprising. This also confirms that automobiles are no longer a luxury, but rather a necessity. A car is a crucial component of everyday life.More
There is elevator music and when there isn’t, there is elevator chatter when its occupants are going to and coming from sporting events. This journalist’s impression was that those who occupied the elevator on the way to the eighth floor of the Atheneum Hotel last night didn’t know the featured main event fighter, heavyweight Taylor Duerr, from Rootie Kazootie (a white, television puppet from the 1950s who wore his cap side-saddle fashion and thus, some theorize, was the inspiration for the fashion among homies three decades later).
In recognition of Trench Safety Stand-Down Week, June 18-23, 2018, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), along with construction employers and excavating contractors, held safety stand-down events to increase awareness of trenching hazards in construction, educate employers and workers on cave-in prevention solutions, and decrease the number of trench collapses. More
After sitting vacant for over a decade, a contaminated lot in Bay City will be returned to productive use with help from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). A $200,000 Brownfield Redevelopment Grant was awarded to the city to revitalize the former Fletcher’s Marathon filling station property located in the Center Avenue Historic District.
The MDEQ brownfield grant will assess and mitigate environmental contamination and demolish the gas station’s foundation and pavement that remains from the previously demolished building. More
Michigan Residents: Tell Governor Snyder to VETO H.B. 5095 and Save Invasive Species Protections
Michigan House Bill 5095 eliminates the state’s strict ballast water standards that protect Great Lakes waterways from new and troublesome invasive species. Since an estimated 55-70% of invasives species in the Great Lakes have come from contaminated ballast water, maintaining these stringent rules is a must. If you’re a Michigan resident, tell the Governor to reject H.B. 5095. More
On the run? Click here to watch my video inviting you to my intimate 2-day event on nutrigenomics and how nutrition can change your health by turning on and off your genes – to be held at the gorgeous 75-acre 1440 campus is in the California Redwoods Forest, near San Francisco. More
Thomas ‘Hitman’ Hearns and Jackie Kallen, First Lady of Boxing, to Launch Boxing in the D Series with a Night of Future Champions Event at the Atheneum Suite Hotel on June 23
Inaugural fight card features eight undefeated fighters, including Detroiters Taylor Duerr, Isiah Jones, Derrick Coleman and Cedric Paul
Fight night! Hall of Fame boxing legend, Thomas ‘Hitman’ Hearns, and Jackie Kallen, known as the first lady of boxing, in conjunction with Ten Count Promotions, are bringing big time boxing back to the Motor City on Saturday, June 23 at the Atheneum Suite Hotel (100 Brush Street in Detroit). Eight undefeated fighters will put their records on the line in the first Boxing in the D series to be presented by Hearns and Kallen. More
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest approximately $2 million to resurface nearly 4 miles of I-69 in St. Clair County. Work includes joint and shoulder repairs, resurfacing from Taylor Road to Range Road (including the ramps at the Wadhams Road interchange), and resurfacing the carpool lots at Wadhams Road and M-19. The estimated completion date will be September 2018.