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Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Governor Rick Snyder has declared a State of Energy Emergency in Michigan due to temporary shortages of heating oil and propane. This energy emergency is a new, separate declaration from the one the governor made in December. The heating oil and propane shortage was caused by increased demand due to …

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MI To Lose Seat in U.S. House

Despite statistics that Michigan’s population has started to come back, an online political website says Michigan is likely to lose another seat in the US House after the next census in 2020. The website “RealClearPolitics.com” predicts that Michigan will be one of seven states that will lose a congressional district. The …

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Underutilized Labor Rates in MI

A new state report says the rate of underutilized labor in Michigan shrunk at a faster rate than the nation as a whole. However Michigan still lags significantly behind the US in underutilized labor. Underutilized labor includes both the unemployed and underemployed. In quoting the state report, the Lansing-based Gongwer …

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