Stories tagged: "manufacturing"


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, center, delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate as Senate Majority Leader Winnie Brinks, D-Grand Rapids, left, and House Speaker Joe Tate, D-Detroit, listen, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
State of the State: 7 Ways State Government Can (and Will) Help Michiganders in 2023

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday addressed the Michigan House and Senate to announce plans and policies designed to bolster resources for public schools and children, provide tax relief for parents and families, expand civil rights protections in Michigan, and much (much) more. 

Vice President Kamala Harris applauds as President Joe Biden speaks during a bill signing ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
10 Accomplishments of the First Two Years of the Biden-Harris Administration

Over the past two years, the Biden-Harris administration and the Democratic-run House and Senate acted to lower healthcare and drug costs; fight climate change and reduce energy costs; invest in mental health care; and invest in American manufacturing and infrastructure.

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10 Ways the Federal Government Delivered for American Workers and Families This Year

Under Democratic control, the federal government acted to lower healthcare and prescription drug costs; fight climate change and lower energy costs; invest in gun safety and mental healthcare; and implement a generational investment in American industry, manufacturing, and infrastructure.

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Michigan’s Manufacturing Hot Streak Continues With 1,200 New Jobs at Battery Facility

“Michigan was a natural choice to our commitment of building an impactful global business because of its rich pool of talent, being close to the geographic epicenter of the automotive industry and its strong support."

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Semiconductor Shortages Have Hobbled the Auto Industry. Michigan Leaders Are Trying to Fix It.

The semiconductor shortage has limited auto production and driven up prices for available cars.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, from left, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and McGregor Industries owner Bob McGregor listen to First Class Fitter Michael Phillips during a tour of the metal fabricating facility, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Dunmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The Real Reason Michigan Factory Workers Are Voting for Joe Biden

Manufacturing workers are anxious about their financial future. Here's how Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan meets these middle class families’ needs.

Michigan businesses are hurting.
Trump’s Trade Policy Was Hurting Michigan Businesses Long Before Coronavirus

Michigan's top three industries are automakers, manufacturers and farmers. One policy has left those Michigan sectors hurting.