Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely is predicting slow steady growth for the greater Grand Rapids economy in 2017. He also expects the next recession to hit West Michigan in two to three years.
Today Ford announced that instead of spending billion of dollars building a new plant in Mexico for production, they're going to instead spend $700 Million right here in Michigan! The plant will expand it's manufacturing of electric and autonomous vehicles, and the money will be right here in Michigan.
On Wednesday, The Right Place and the City of Grand Rapids announced the approval of an incentive that will bring 37 new high-tech, life science jobs and $2.8 million in new investment to Grand Rapids over the next three years.
No matter what you think of what's going on in this country finance wise, we can all agree some people are getting off scott free. The Rich. More wealthy people and powerful companies pay little to no tax, while regular folk like you and me get the pipe where the sun don't shine.
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