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Lansing Community College has distributed more than $1 million of CARES Act funding to its students. The college was the recipient of $2.9 million from the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide emergency grants to students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in…

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that Michigan’s Region 5 is advancing to the Phase 4: IMPROVING status under her Michigan Safe Start Plan for relaunching the economy. The following statement of support of the Governor’s announcement can be attributed to Steven Japinga, vice president public affairs, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: “We appreciate Governor Whitmer…

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A task force consisting of prominent and trusted leaders from multiple industry sectors in Greater Lansing has developed a comprehensive resource guide that will serve as a blueprint for employers as they restart their businesses in the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force created the resource guide…

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Dear Local Partner: In light of the FY 2020 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announced last week by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC), Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Capital Council of Governments (CAPCOG) have shaped a…

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For nearly 75 years, Clark Construction has built a reputation that centers on community, teamwork and safety. Those values spurred a recent donation to feed hungry Michiganders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, headquartered in Lansing, created a GoFundMe initiative to raise funds for food banks, healthcare workers and community-based organizations. Clark Construction matched employee…

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Lansing Community College will hold a virtual commencement ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, to celebrate its 2020 graduates. The planned in-person commencement ceremony, scheduled for the Jack Breslin Center in East Lansing, was canceled due to the coronavirus health crisis. “To gather for a traditional ceremony could not be accomplished safely at this…

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The following is a letter sent to the Department of Transportation by Senator Stabenow along with Senator Peters, Congresswoman Slotkin, and Congressmen Kildee and Upton.  Dear Assistant Secretary Szabat: On April 27, 2020, Delta Airlines filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) a request for exemption from service requirements for nine airports across the…

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