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FEBRUARY: A SIGNIFICANT BOUNCE February: A Significant Bounce

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. January was good, but February was better. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of last month, NEW ORDERS, our closely-watched index of business improvement, upticked to +32 from +23. In a similar move, the West Michigan PRODUCTION index edged up to +31 from +24. A [...]

By | 2018-03-10T15:31:30+00:00 March 6th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on FEBRUARY: A SIGNIFICANT BOUNCE February: A Significant Bounce

KGOP’s March 2018 Newsletter

March's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are Cold-Hearted Stabenow Attacks Prayer, Religion - Chairman's Column Brian Long to Give Annual Economic Forecast at March Luncheon Griffin: [...]

By | 2018-03-10T15:37:12+00:00 March 1st, 2018|KGOP Newsletters|Comments Off on KGOP’s March 2018 Newsletter

Cold-Hearted Stabenow Attacks Prayer, Religion

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw I was disturbed by comments made by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow following the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in mid-February. Stabenow, who has been at the opposite end of the political spectrum as most of the readers of this column, is an ineffective senator and a [...]

By | 2018-03-10T15:35:15+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Chairman's Corner|Comments Off on Cold-Hearted Stabenow Attacks Prayer, Religion

2018: Off to a Good Start

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. For the West Michigan industrial economy, 2018 is starting on a positive note. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of January, NEW ORDERS, our index of business improvement, rose modestly to +23 from +19. In a similar move, the West Michigan PRODUCTION index edged up [...]

By | 2018-02-09T23:59:39+00:00 February 9th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on 2018: Off to a Good Start

A Speech that Defines Roles for the American People

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw What a great speech President Trump gave for the State of the Union address a couple days ago. We had a great gathering at the KGOP office for the speech and had plenty of food from some great cooks we have in this party! Ann Davey Koomans and Wanda Arbuckle [...]

By | 2018-02-09T23:25:48+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Chairman's Corner|Comments Off on A Speech that Defines Roles for the American People

Kalamazoo is Building Momentum for 2018

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw What a great year your local Republican Party has had in 2017. We continue to make progress on a number of fronts and I am very proud to be your chairman! It seems the older I get, the faster the years seem to roll by. It’s probably just me, so [...]

By | 2018-02-09T23:24:36+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Chairman's Corner|Comments Off on Kalamazoo is Building Momentum for 2018

KGOP’s February 2018 Newsletter

February's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are Sen. O'Brien Casts Vote to Help Michigan Families A Speech that Defines Roles for the American People - Chairman's Column [...]

By | 2018-02-09T22:53:50+00:00 February 9th, 2018|KGOP Newsletters, Latest News|Comments Off on KGOP’s February 2018 Newsletter

KGOP’s January 2018 Newsletter

January's KGOP Newsletter Check out the latest news from the Kalamazoo GOP! You can read the latest issue of The Republican Record, the KGOP's monthly newsletter, by clicking the image below. Stories included in this issue are State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker Running for Michigan Attorney General Kalamazoo is Building Momentum for 2018 - Chairman's Column KGOP [...]

By | 2018-02-09T22:52:28+00:00 February 9th, 2018|KGOP Newsletters|Comments Off on KGOP’s January 2018 Newsletter

2017 Ends with Solid Growth

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. Historically, the end of the year has sometimes been rough for the West Michigan economy. However, according to the data collected in the last two weeks of December, the local economy finished 2017 on a solid footing. NEW ORDERS, our closely watched index of business improvement, was virtually unchanged, [...]

By | 2018-02-09T23:44:09+00:00 January 5th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on 2017 Ends with Solid Growth