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Analysis: 10 ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Ten Michigan medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Michigan has 8th lowest average credit card debt

Michigan finished 43rd in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Michigan's Genesee County has 2nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Michigan's Genesee County was nearly 10,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 100-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Michigan House members rank 14th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Michigan ranked 14th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

SOFTPATH TECHNOLOGIES: Hiring- IBM BPM Consultant

Immediate openings for IT professionals in the across US.

Analysis: Michigan ranked 40th most affected by government shutdown

Michigan ranked No. 40 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Flint area has highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Flint, Michigan area was nearly 10,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 100-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

OPTECH: Hiring- Production Supervisor at Optech

Soft skills- people skills, strong problem solving skills, ability to deal with ambiguity, high speed/pressure environment

Michigan gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Michigan ranked No. 38 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Michigan ranked No. 34 in average charitable giving

Michigan residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,367 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Michigan has seventh highest home vacancy rate in nation

Michigan posted the seventh highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Michigan’s population rose 0.2% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Michigan’s population increased by 19,468, or 0.2 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Detroit 47% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Detroit is $187.49, 47 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Genesee County tanks

Genesee County had the lowest home affordability index in Michigan in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER ISHPEMING-NEGAUNEE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Spiritual Empowerment for Junior Youth to be held November 1

Youth ages 11-13 (or grades 5-7) and their parents are invited to learn about a program starting this fall in Marquette that assists youth in this age group to transform themselves and their communities.

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