economy

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Four Years Ago? [POLL]
If you listen to the news or read polls, you're most likely a little confused. Most polls are national and don't really reflect the true nature of things locally.
So I figured we could do our own people poll. Are you game? It's easy to take and requires no special skills and one other thing, it's fr…
Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day
Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is spli…
Michigan’s Economic Recovery No. 2 in US
Economy watchers are oohing and aahing over Michigan’s recovery, saying the Great Lakes State is coming out of the recession at the second-fastest rate in the US. The one state outpacing Michigan is North Dakota, where the economy is being fueled by an oil boom.
More details after the…
Flint Township Casino Could Bring In 700 Jobs
According to the Flint Journal, The Bay Mills Indian Community is thinking about building a casino in the area which could generate 700 jobs in Genesee County. Officials will be meeting next month to go over this potential plan.
City of Flint Is Financially Stressed
The city of Flint has been reviewed by the state and the initial findings state that the city is in financial stress, according to ABC-12. Mayor Dayne Walling received the news over the weekend and isn't surprised by the review:
Mayor Dayne Walling Discusses Job Growth
Last week, President Obama announced his new plan for job creation and Mayor Dayne Walling sat down in the studio to discuss the future of jobs in Genesee County. The mayor says it's up to everyone to work together in this situation: