Mark Sanchez

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The evolution of Michigan's medical and recreational marijuana industries. The growth of electric vehicle market and demand for lithium-ion batteries. Kalamazoo-based biopesticide maker Vestaron comes to market.

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Start Garden emphasizes assistance for minority-owned tech startups. The labor shortage is impacting Steelcase's sales growth. Why are there a relatively high number of storefront vacancies in Grand Rapids?

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Competition is slowing local craft brewing industry growth. We also discuss diversity making gains within Michigan's venture capital industry and how the state's infrastructure issues are a drag on small businesses and entrepreneurs.  

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Understanding the cost and effort cleaning up Michigan's PFAS groundwater contamination. 

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposes a 45-cent a gallon gas hike to fund road repairs and the legal questions for recreational marijuana entrepreneurs.

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The reintroduction of legislation could force downtown Grand Rapids residents to pay for city core services. Also, the growth of Association Health Plans and Grand Rapids SmartZone and Smart Garden propose a new contract.

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A bi-partisan group of former Michigan legislators is pushing for a gas tax increase dedicated to state infrastructure improvements.

A Grand Valley State University economist forecasts a the year ahead with the potential for a shallow recession.

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Manufacturers are  considering new drug policies following Michigan's legalization of recreational use marijuana. 

We also discuss how tariffs are impacting local businesses.

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Legislators in Lansing debate craft beverage industry bills. The impact company culture has on retaining and attracting talent. T'is the holiday and economic forecast season.

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Lawmakers are gathering in Lansing this week during the lame duck session focusing on paid sick leave and minimum wage bills. West Michigan auto suppliers are preparing for an anticipated industry slowdown. Metro Health Foundation capitalizing on U of M affiliation.

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