economy

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The LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor is expected to boost the local economy.


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Thousands and thousands of college students leave Washtenaw County to go back home during the summer.  That change has a local impact.


Creative Many

The creative sector in Washtenaw County employs more than 6,000 people and more than 25,000 statewide.

 

 

 

University of Michigan

 

 

Washtenaw County’s economic forecast for this year is looking bright.

 

An economic study says the May ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax could also collectively cost Michigan taxpayers $100 million more in federal income taxes.

        

The ballot proposal would raise the state sales tax by a penny on the dollar.

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University of Michigan professor emeritus of economics thinks President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration could boost the economy.

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Washtenaw County's point-in-time homeless count saw a jump of 123 additional people without shelter this year compared to the count day in 2011.   County officials fear the problem of homelessness may continue to grow.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.