Michigan continues to produce results

Only a few years ago, Michigan was experiencing one of its worst economic climates in history. Jobs were disappearing, our population was declining and a belief in a better Michigan had faded. When House Republicans gained leadership in 2011, they recognized that they had also earned the responsibility of taking action and fixing Michigan. House Republicans…

ICYMI: Michigan makes another Top 10 list

Recently, National Geographic released a Top 10 list of America’s Best Beach Towns, as selected by their staff. And you guessed it — Michigan made it on the list once again. Northern Lower Michigan features the Sleeping Bear Dunes, hiking and biking trails that connect much of the area, a handful of those famous Michigan…

Coding our way to a #BrighterFuture

Do you love the thrill of coding and want to make a difference in Michigan? If that’s the case, Code Michigan is the event for you! The second-year program, is a three-day event running from October 3 through October 5, offering civic-minded developers an opportunity to create apps and software. Developers create projects with Civic…

The clues point to a #BrighterFuture for Michigan

You don’t have to work at a famous detective agency to see the clues here: Michigan is poised for a brighter future. A new story from the AP out today shows that Michigan’s economy is growing faster than both the Great Lakes region and the national economy. On top of that, more evidence of Michigan’s…

Voters approve Proposal 1: Here’s what’s next for our state

On Tuesday, voters across the state cast their ballots, and when it was all said and done, Proposal 1 passed with nearly 70 percent support. By giving final approval to Proposal 1, voters approved a Republican-led plan to phase out the burdensome personal property tax (PPT) which required small businesses to pay additional taxes on office equipment…

Make your voice heard and your vote count: It’s election day in Michigan!

Today is a big day in the Great Lake State – it’s the first Tuesday in August, which means the primary elections are taking place! In addition to casting votes for state representative, state senator and other local officials, voters will also be making their voice heard with regards to federal candidates and even a statewide…

Do what is ‘breast’ for your child: Celebrate Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is dedicated to recognizing mothers around the world who breastfeed their children, with the first week of August designated World Breastfeeding Week. In order to raise awareness about breastfeeding — as well as the resources available for mothers around the world — the theme of this year’s Breastfeeding Awareness Month is “Breastfeeding: A Winning…