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Immigrant Heritage Month and World Refugee Awareness Week Highlight the Importance of Smart Federal, State, and Local Immigration Policies The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is celebrating the enormous positive impact that immigrant communities continue to make in helping build a stronger, more vibrant region. The impact will be highlighted as part of Immigrant…

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Campaign also receives coveted 2021 People’s Choice Award The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) received the Achievement Award for its crisis communications campaign, the RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force, during the 2021 Central Michigan Public Relations Society of America (CMPRSA) on Thursday, May 13. The LRCC also won the coveted People’s Choice…

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“The latest announcement by the CDC that fully vaccinated people can participate in indoor or outdoor activities without wearing a mask or practicing physical distancing represents a positive step towards fully relaunching our regional economy. The CDC announcement signals that it is time for Governor Gretchen Whitmer to update restrictions and establish guidelines that are…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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