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League, Partners to Bring Placemaking, Economic Strategies to 8 Michigan Communities

I am really excited about the work being done in Michigan around re-energizing our economy through quality place-based strategies and practices. Cities, as we know, play an enormous role in establishing a sound economy. One of the latest projects from … Continue reading

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3,000 City Leaders, National League of Cities Storm Seattle

I am in Seattle this week attending the National League of Cities (NLC) annual conference. There are a number of very interesting topics on the agenda. I will be adding to this blog throughout the week with the latest updates … Continue reading

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MSU, MSHDA, League Team Up Again on MiPlace Partnership

We at the Michigan Municipal League are excited about the opportunities to partner with the state of Michigan, Michigan State University, business leaders and civic groups on the ‘MiPlace’ Initiative. The initiative is a one-of-kind partnership to jump start communities … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: What’s Old Is New Again – The Value of Repurposing Buildings and Communities

A key to restoring economic prosperity in Michigan is creating the kinds of communities where people want to live. One way we do that is by repurposing or utilizing again buildings and infrastructure that have been in decline. This month’s … Continue reading

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