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Immediate impact on small businesses; layoffs and wage cuts loom elsewhere The negative effects of the global coronavirus pandemic on businesses in Flint and Genesee County is clear and will be more pronounced with the latest executive order by Gov. Whitmer to temporarily suspend in-person operations for the next three weeks with ‘Stay Home, Stay […]

The following statement should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce regarding Gov. Whitmer’s executive order to cease in-dining service at restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, bars, taverns, brewpubs, distilleries and clubs. The order also includes movie theaters, indoor and outdoor performance venues, gymnasiums, fitness centers, recreation centers, indoor […]

Flint Promise Scholarship Program Hosts Informational Meeting for Flint Families, Counselors

(FLINT, Mich., March 5, 2020) – As Flint Promise embarks on its third year, the scholarship program will host an informational meeting for graduating seniors, parents, school counselors and interested community members on Saturday, March 21. The event will be held at 10 a.m. at Berston Field House, at 3300 Saginaw St., Flint. “The Flint Promise […]

New research from New American Economy finds that immigrants contribute $2.1 billion in state and local taxes and hold $18.4 billion in spending power Lansing, Michigan — Today, a coalition of business and industry leaders came together at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce to launch the Michigan Compact on Immigration, a set of key principles outlining […]