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Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about Michigan’s economy

Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series continued Wednesday with a discussion about Michigan’s economy, recent big-ticket investments, state incentives and the long-term fiscal outlook.

If you missed Wednesday’s chat, you can watch it on demand below. 


Bridge Michigan business editor Paula Gardner was joined by Carla Bailo, president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research, Jeff Donofrio, president & CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, and John Rakolta Jr., chairman of Walbridge.

Michigan Economic Dashboard: See the latest data on employment, new jobs and more.

Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have included examinations of how COVID has impacted Michigan’s K-12 students, Michigan’s new redistricting maps, Michigan’s eldercare crisis, COVID mandates and K-12 education, youth mental health in Michigan, and the impact of climate change in Michigan.

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Lunch Break will resume on April 27, 2022.

Stay tuned for an announcement of the topic and for registration information.

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