Recent Updates

New KBIC Gas Station Construction Underway

Preliminary construction on the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s new gas station in Marquette is starting up again. KBIC officials say they’ve already sent out a request for proposals to local design and engineering firms. They have some preliminary concepts in mind but need to come to a consensus before completing …

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Non-profit Organization Jobs

Nonprofit organizations are responsible for 10 percent of the jobs held in Michigan, according to a report from Public Sector Consultants. The analysis showed the nonprofit sector pays nearly $5 billion in wages every three months and employs 438,000 people. Approximately half those jobs are held in the health services …

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Food Assistance Fraud

An effort is underway in the Michigan Legislature to crack down on food assistance fraud in Michigan. The legislation targets retailers who allow people to buy and sell their Bridge cards in exchange for money. Many complain that food assistance Bridge cards have been sold for cash which then is …

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