Below is an interview by WILS radio with the Michigan Municipal League's Executive Director and CEO Dan Gilmartin. Gilmartin discusses the Michigan Municipal League's Prosperity Agenda, which outlines their plan to create jobs and increase investments in Michigan. The discussion includes mass transit systems, cultural opportunities, job mobility, education, and small business.
The Michigan Municipal League's Prosperity Agenda was presented to the House Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee and the Senate Tourism and Commerce Committee on February 10th. Read the Prosperity Agenda here: (PDF) (HTML)
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Michael Raley is a fourth year Sociology and Public Administration/Public Policy student at Michigan State University. He is especially interested in the public policy, politics, and sociology of urban space, as well as transportation systems and public transit. A native of the Grand Rapids area, Michael is currently an intern in the office of State Representative Roy Schmidt, who represents the west and northeast sides of the city. He also aspires to pursue a career in urban and regional planning, and hopes to attend graduate school for such a course of study.