Skip to content

Associations urge strategic, deliberate investments with one-time funding to make Michigan more competitive for jobs and income Michigan’s leading business associations representing thousands of employers have issued a call to government leaders: use federal stimulus dollars to transform our state. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) signed by Pres. Biden allows leeway for how…

Read More

The RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force launched the “Trusted Voices” video campaign today that features prominent, trusted regional leaders in business, government, education, and healthcare. Leaders featured include Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., president of Michigan State University; Mike Zamiara, president of Niowave; Dr. Karen Kent VanGorder, chief medical officer at Sparrow Health…

Read More

In This Issue: The American Rescue Plan  Governor Whitmer FY22 State Budget Overview RELAUNCH Greater Lansing Vaccine Toolkit The American Rescue Plan President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. The $1.9 trillion package aims to provide COVID-19 related-relief to businesses, individuals, unemployed, schools, public health, and…

Read More

Employer Toolkit and Trusted Voices Video Series to Encourage Vaccinations to Reopen Regional Economy Safely The RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force has launched a comprehensive communications campaign designed to help employers communicate with employees and encourage them to receive a COVID vaccine to move the region’s economy closer to reopening safely. The campaign…

Read More

This week, the Michigan State Legislature approved the use of $4.2 billion of the federal COVID-19 relief bill. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is urging the Governor and State Legislature to work on funding the full $5.6 billion that Congress has passed through the most recent bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill. “We urge the…

Read More

In This Issue: Governor Announces Ease on COVID-19 Business Restrictions  Business Groups to Gov. Whitmer re. Restaurant Reopening COVID-19 Relief Package Approved by State Legislature, Heads to Governor for Final Approval Lansing Chamber Continues to Push to Ease Restrictions on Office Work Chip-In So We Can Elect Business Friendly Candidates In the News Governor Announces…

Read More