Displaying items tagged: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Friday, 13 January 2023 12:27

6 West Michigan affordable housing projects receive $6.1M in tax credits

Housing projects in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Traverse City, Spring Lake and Three Rivers received nearly $6.1 million in the latest round of Low Income Housing Tax Credits administered by the state. 

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 12:54

7 Michigan tribes, tribal entities receive $1M in federal workforce training funding

Seven Native American tribes and tribal entities in Michigan have received more than $1 million in U.S. Department of Labor funding to provide workforce development services to low-income adults and youth.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 10 December 2020 15:08

State officials detail more COVID-19 vaccine plans; major insurers to cover costs

LANSING — State officials expect Michigan to receive nearly 260,000 initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc., based on federal estimates.

Published in Health Care

Thursday, 01 October 2020 10:39

Sports betting set to launch at Gun Lake Casino

WAYLAND — Sports betting will kick off at Gun Lake Casino on Saturday with the formal launch of the Wayland-based casino’s new Stage 131 Sportsbook and Lounge.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 24 September 2020 15:42

Tribe unveils sports book at Traverse City-area casinos

Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos has unveiled its new sports book, which will operate out of Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel near Traverse City and also feature a satellite location at Leelanau Sands Casino.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 13 August 2020 17:02

Tribes granted permission to assert treaty rights in Line 5 tunnel case

LANSING — Four Michigan tribes have been granted permission to participate in a regulatory case involving plans to tunnel the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, giving three of them an opportunity to formally assert their treaty rights this way for the first time.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 02 August 2020 19:50

Northern Michigan tribe pitches former Pugsley jail site for space command center

KINGSLEY — Among the many plans sketched out for the Grand Traverse Science and Technology Innovation Center, the roughly 145-acre location could potentially become a key component in making Michigan a bonafide space state.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 19 July 2020 17:23

Treaty rights at center of tribal opposition to Line 5 pipeline, tunnel

An oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac would not only be an environmental disaster, but also it would threaten the economic livelihoods of tribes who fish the area while devastating a vital cultural site.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 26 April 2020 11:33

MiBiz Growth Report: April 26, 2020

MiBiz growth report for April 26, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Thursday, 09 April 2020 16:15

Northern Michigan tribal land will move into federal trust, spurring potential development

TRAVERSE CITY — A federal government decision to move 157.5 acres of tribally owned land into trust could spur movement on a large mixed-use development in Acme Township.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 09 April 2020 04:03

Michigan tribes awarded $4.5 million in COVID-19 funding from HUD

Michigan’s 12 federally recognized Native American tribes have been awarded $4.5 million in block grants for affordable housing activities to protect the health and safety of their tribal citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 23 February 2020 19:05

Michigan tribes awarded $15 million in HUD grants for affordable housing

Twelve Michigan-based Native American tribes will receive nearly $15 million in federal grants to support affordable housing for their communities. 

Published in Economic Development