Tag: skills gap

Alliance Touts Incentive Reform, Childcare, and Technology Infrastructure in Agenda to Lawmakers

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance kicked off its 2018 legislative efforts with a successful trip to Lansing for Gov. Rick Snyder’s final State of the State address (Alliance members pictured with Gov. Snyder – from left David Miller (Cadillac Chamber), Kent Wood (NM Chamber…

Alliance Sends Budget Priorities To Legislature

The presidents of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance sent a letter to legislators Monday, March 6th outlining their state budget priorities for Michigan’s 2017-18 Fiscal Year. Through direct feedback from Alliance communities, the five priorities target impactful programs and pressing challenges to growing and…

Immigration Reform Moving in Michigan; Stalled in Washington

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance has been following the growing need for immigration reform within the United States and Michigan.  In 2011, twenty eight percent of small businesses in the United States were started by immigrants. In Michigan alone over the last decade, one…

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