The third annual regionalism forum on sponsored by the Lansing Economic Club will be highlighted by the release of a regional emergency services study recently completed by Michigan State University. The May Economic Club luncheon is slated for Thursday, May 10 from 11:45-1:30 p.m. at the Michigan State University Kellogg Center.
Panelists speaking at the regionalism forum include Dr. Eric Scorsone of Michigan State University and Doug Rothwell, president of Business Leaders for Michigan, which represents CEOs of many of the state’s largest corporations.
Scorsone will present his findings from a benchmarking study that compares government spending in the Lansing region to similar metro regions throughout the United States. The study looks at factors including; employees per capita, expenditures per capita, revenues per c apita and several other demographic and economic factors. Rothwell will talk about the economic advantages that regional consolidation offers to communities.
The May 10th Economic Club luncheon on regionalism is sponsored by Fahey, Schultz, Burzych, Rhodes. Single tickets $40, or tables of $300 (includes lunch). Registration can be completed at www.lansingchamber.org.