Stories tagged: "COVID Economy"


Updated: More Michigan Starbucks Locations Vote to Unionize

Michigan coffee shops are becoming hotbeds for unionization. There’s a common thread between complaints.

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Faced With Economic Uncertainty, Michiganders Started Their Own Businesses in Record Numbers.

With economic uncertainty high, more people started new businesses. If that ain’t Michigan. 

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Job Numbers Are Up in Michigan, Even Despite Difficult Economic Circumstances

Michigan’s economy has improved at one of the best rates in the country. But what’s being done about inflation and gas prices? 

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Michigan Rolls Out New Grant Program to Help Small Businesses Recoup Losses

Hundreds of millions of dollars are available for Michigan businesses that lost revenue because of the pandemic.

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Michigan Republicans Are Looking to Cut Taxes—But Much More for Corporations Than for Working Families

Michigan just passed a bill to lower taxes—but it’s far more generous to corporations than individuals. Here’s what happens next. 

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‘We Were Homeless’: Michigan Mom Shares Why She Wants a Higher Minimum Wage

The inflation rate is up big-time, but Michigan's minimum wage is lagging far behind. That's hitting home for families.

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Help for the Holidays: A Michigan Family’s Guide to Pandemic Assistance

The holidays aren't always easy. If you're in need of a helping hand, these resources can provide assistance with food, utilities, and even toys.