TITLE

Michigan presses green jobs agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Bansil, Mehak
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/21/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts by government officials and companies in Michigan to create more green jobs in the state. It cites the move by Governor Jennifer Granholm and other U.S. officials to solicit support for mandates requiring greener manufacturing. It mentions some companies that have employed green manufacturing practices, which include Bonal Technologies Inc. and ECD Ovonics.
ACCESSION #
44525412

 

Related Articles

  • Corridor Funding Gets A Boost.  // Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/13/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 38, p10 

    This article reports that the Life Sciences Corridor of Michigan will see double the amount of funding that was originally proposed for 2005, according to a budget agreement worked out earlier this month. Governor Jennifer Granholm had originally earmarked $15 million for the biotechnology and...

  • New technology, opportunities make green job growth a target.  // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/22/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p10 

    The author examines the new green economy as Michigan's agenda for business recovery. The section notes that Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has asked Washington officials for federal stimulus funding to establish a knowledge base and production facility for railcars that would replace the...

  • Gov. Granholm: Tell us where you stand.  // Crain's Detroit Business;7/27/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p6 

    The article reports that Governor of Michigan Jennifer Granholm will find it difficult to bring jobs to Michigan if her own political party moves to launch a handful of anti-business ballot proposals in 2010. Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer introduced his anti-business ballot ideas when...

  • Overpass Work Begins This Fall. Emrich, Anne Bond // Grand Rapids Business Journal;3/24/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p1 

    The article reports on the plan to rebuild the College Avenue overpass at I-196 in Grand Rapids, Michigan into a six-lane bridge to help ease the traffic due to the development of the Medical Mile project in 2008. Dawn Garner, spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Transportation, explained...

  • Bonding to Shave the Budget and Grow Jobs. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/21/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32094, Special section p40 

    Reports on the preparation for additional bond issuance in the effort of Governor Jennifer Granholm to boost the economy and create jobs in Michigan. Budget proposal including the introduction of Medicaid provider tax, an increase in liquor license fees and the rollback of nine tax exemptions;...

  • GOP eyes Jobs Fund dollars for Pure Michigan. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;10/18/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p12 

    The article reports that the U.S. House Republicans want the 25 million dollars out of the Michigan's 21st Century Jobs Fund for the promotion of tourism in the state. The republicans called on Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to request the allotment of 25 million dollars to pay for the...

  • MICHIGAN: Wanted: Emergency Advice. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;1/17/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32548, p9 

    The article reports on Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm's appointment of a panel of experienced professionals to review the state's financial situation and make recommendations on how to avoid future budget problems. Two former Michigan governors were included in a meeting of the Emergency...

  • Child Joins State Committee.  // Grand Rapids Business Journal;1/5/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p12 

    Reports on the appointment of Mary Child by Governor Jennifer Granholm to the Qualifications Advisory Committee in Lansing, Michigan in December 2003. Career background of Child; Term of service.

  • Universities are key to state's tech success.  // Crain's Detroit Business;9/29/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p8 

    The article focuses on universities' economic contributions to the state economy in Detroit, Michigan. It's also true that Michigan likely could reap more economic benefits from its 15 public universities, whether it's in graduates staying on to start companies or existing companies taking...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics