Michigan Economic Growth Authority

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Name: Michigan Economic Growth Authority
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling tells Fortune city's economy 'slowly stabilizing' with help from Diplomat

Diplomat Pharmacy is shown in this Flint Journal file photo.FLINT, MI -- Diplomat Pharmacy's move to Flint in 2010 is part of a slow stabilization of the city's economy, Mayor Dayne Walling says in a new story in Fortune online .Walling and Tim Herman, ... [Published Saginaw News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

One Sector Grew Last Decade: Corporate Welfare

Michigan Capitol Confidential has been reviewing how the state's economy performed during the previous decade, in answer to a question raised by a politician’s recent assertion that “those years weren’t as bad as we think.” Separate articles looked at ... [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

What's the best mix of taxes in Michigan? Right vs. left weigh in

News and Analysis from The Center for Michigan | Bridge MagazineEditor’s Note: To help voters sift fact from fiction in this fall’s statewide election, this ongoing special report — 10 things every voter should know about Michigan taxes — tells it like ... [Published Michigan Live - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wacker Chemie : Chemical plans $18M in upgrades

The Wacker Chemical Corporation shared recently that it is planning to make an $18.9 million upgrade to its facility in Raisin Township, Michigan . Wacker's Lenawee County facility is also the company's North American headquarters. Its parent company, ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 01 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

MEGA Credited-Companies Created Only 18.9 Percent Of Projected Jobs Since 1995

MEGA Credited-Companies Created Only 18.9 Percent Of Projected Jobs Since 1995 [Michigan Capitol Confidential] : "Less than 19 percent of the projected jobs the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) trumpeted as being created by tax credits between ... [Published MuskegonPundit - May 29 2014]

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"Michael Moore gave us a bad rap," he said in the story. "I'll pay for your plane ticket to come in and see us now."
"We continue to grow," Thie added. "The industry has changed and the economy has gone up and down."
"Less than 19 percent of the projected jobs the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) trumpeted as being created by tax credits between 1995 and 2011 ever came about, according to an analysis of data provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC).Of the 186,923 new jobs first projected by companies that were awarded MEGA incentives, 35,369 jobs were reported back to the MEDC as being created, according to the latest MEDC reports. Just 3.9 percent of the 659 individual projects met or exceeded their job projection totals."

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