Bridge will help lead Michigan’s transition into a diversified, 21st century economy.
Saltillo was once prized for its colonial architecture. Now, this Mexican desert city is flanked by a sprawling vista of tiny stucco homes, where first generation auto workers scrape to join the middle class.
Steelcase moved manufacturing to Mexico to save on labor. Herman Miller and Haworth have largely stayed put, with few regrets.
Well-paying jobs in manufacturing, health care and engineering are plentiful in Michigan, but our high school grads still lack the goods to grab them. Experts urge more focus on raising math and problem-solving skills.
Southeast Michigan is poised to get a share of $1.3 billion in U.S. economic development grants. Lisa Baragar Katz, executive director of the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeastern Michigan tells Bridge how the money should be spent.
Cherries dumped in ditches? Polish imports? With the National Cherry Festival in full swing, one cherry producer is left with a sour taste.
The state’s colleges and universities – and even its high schools – are magnets for international students. Can they be persuaded to stay?
New federal income statistics allow workers and businesses to compare how far their paychecks will stretch in different cities and states.