Mark Sanchez discusses legislation targeting surprise medical billing and delays impacting the Grand Rapids Whitewater project. Also, how an extended United Auto Workers strike could impact local auto parts suppliers.
How is the Business Roundtable's revised corporate purpose statement being received by industry leaders and economists? Also, addressing the groundwater issues in Ottawa County and lack of affordable housing in Holland.
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.
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?
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.
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.