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Brian Calley
Courtesy Photo / Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber

Touting the improvements made in Michigan under Governor Rick Snyder's leadership, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will speak about why he should be the state's next governor at the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber luncheon Thursday, June 7th.

89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke to the lieutenant governor about his vision for the state.


Money
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The state got an idea Thursday of how much money it could have for the next couple of years. 


University Research Corridor
Courtesy Photo / urcmich.org

The University Research Corridor alliance, which includes the University of Michigan, had a big economic impact in our state in 2014.


Michigan continues its slow and steady economic recovery. 

The annual economic forecast from University of Michigan economists predicts the next two years should bring the state back to employment levels prior to the economic downturn of 2008-09. 

Don Grimes points to the recovery of the auto industry as a big reason why Michigan's doing as well as it is.