Buy Nearby is a permanent, year-round, feel-good program designed to promote Michigan retail businesses and communities. It’s a call to action, a symbol of pride and celebration, a rallying cry across Michigan and an economic driver for our state. Each year, Michigan celebrates the Buy Nearby campaign on the first weekend in October, "I Buy Nearby Weekend."
Governor gives legislature two victories, budget season begins
Legislators scored a major victory last week as the Gov. Snyder agreed to forgive $637.1 million in outstanding driver responsibility fees and raise the personal income tax exemption to $4,900 by 2021.