Snyder’s governing receives national recognition

Even if you haven’t been following Gov. Rick Snyder, Governing magazine has. Take a look at what they have to say about him. Prior to Governor Snyder’s first term in office, Michigan’s population was declining and jobs were disappearing. For those who stuck around, there was little hope that Michigan would rebound for the better. The…

Michigan ranks in Top 10 for engineering careers

Michigan is home to the eighth-most engineering careers in the nation Michigan’s unemployment rate has declined for the third consecutive month, and we are now at pre-recession levels. One reason for our unemployment turnaround is due to the growing number of engineering career opportunities popping up throughout the state. According to EngineerJobs.com, Michigan companies are currently seeking candidates…

#FF: House Rs lead prison reforms

In this week’s #FollowFriday, we review a package to reform prison sentencing and improve outcomes for Michiganders   Rep. Joe Haveman, R-Holland, is eager to get the legislative ball rolling on prison reform to improve the state’s sentencing guidelines. Aiming to reduce recidivism in the Great Lake State, he has been examining how to keep offenders out…