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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.

FLINT & GENESEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Flint & Genesee Chamber’s Policy Committee endorses Genesee Health Plan’s millage renewal

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee (PPC) today endorsed millage renewal request for the Genesee Health Plan on the Nov. 6 ballot.

CANNON FALLS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Trick or Treat Trot to be held Oct. 31

The Children’s Trick or Treat Trot will take place on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31ST from 4—5 p.m.

Analysis: Genesee County has lowest home affordability in state

Genesee County posted the lowest home affordability index in Michigan, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Genesee among counties with worst home affordability

Genesee County ranked No. 1 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Farmers for Free Trade campaigning to point out negative impact of Trump's trade war on Michigan farmers

In Michigan, agriculture is a $100 billion slice of the state’s economy and accounts for one-fifth of the workforce, according to So it’s no surprise that farmers there stand to be hit hard by the short-term impact of President Trump’s trade war with other nations.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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