Author Archives: Dan Gilmartin

The Prosperity Agenda: Making the Most of Michigan Winters

It seemed that winter weather took forever to get to Michigan this year, but now that January is here, we’re back to the usual snow and cold temperatures. For some people that’s bad news, but many hearty Michigan residents are … Continue reading

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Taking care of the basics

in·fra·struc·ture ˈinfrəˌstrək(t)SHər/ noun noun: infrastructure; plural noun: infrastructures the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise. pub·lic pol·i·cy noun noun: public policy the principles, often … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Connecting Michigan Through Higher Education

Michigan is fortunate to have a network of strong public and private universities. This month, we’re talking about the role that colleges and universities play in improving residents’ health care, food choices, and access to information, education and job training. … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Striving for a Welcoming & Diverse Michigan

America is a country with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, all living in one sometimes messy democracy. How cities approach their mix of residents can have major repercussions, especially when the issues involve race relations and religious differences.  … Continue reading

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