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Growth Returns to Normal

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. After a modestly negative report last month, the West Michigan economy has returned to a normal pattern of slow growth. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of August, NEW ORDERS, our index of business improvement, came in at +21, up significantly from last month’s report [...]

By |2018-11-30T21:26:20+00:00September 4th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on Growth Returns to Normal

November Election Important to Future of Kalamazoo

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw The primary is finally over and now the real work begins. This November’s election is one of the most important elections in my mind that Kalamazoo County has had ever. There is so much at stake. Kalamazoo County has been a transitioning community over the past decade. For the past [...]

By |2018-10-01T12:19:40+00:00September 1st, 2018|Chairman's Corner|Comments Off on November Election Important to Future of Kalamazoo

KGOP’s September 2018 Newsletter

September'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 Jerome Kohel, 1944 to 2018 November Election Important to Future of Kalamazoo- Chairman's Column Adding Skills to Our Classrooms [...]

By |2018-10-01T11:54:01+00:00September 1st, 2018|KGOP Newsletters|Comments Off on KGOP’s September 2018 Newsletter

Ice Cream Social Moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.

The Kalamazoo GOP's Unity Ice Cream Social has been moved to Thursday, Aug. 23. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the KGOP office, 1911 W. Centre Ave. in Portage. The long tradition of holding a Unity Picnic will be replaced by an ice cream social, announced Chairman Scott McGraw. “This event is designed [...]

By |2018-08-22T14:25:57+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Ice Cream Social Moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.

Tailgate with Margaret, Brandt and Scott at New Portage Stadium on Friday

Come join Margaret O'Brien, Brandt Iden and Scott McGraw for a tailgate party to kickoff the new season and a new stadium at Portage Northern! On Friday, Aug. 24, the Three Amigos will have a tailgate party to herald in the new stadium from 5 to 7 p.m. right before the season kicks off between [...]

By |2018-08-22T14:25:14+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Tailgate with Margaret, Brandt and Scott at New Portage Stadium on Friday

Tariffs are Beginning to Hurt

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M. Tariffs have been threated for many months. Now that they are now actually being imposed, the West Michigan economy is beginning to feel the pinch. After 18 months of solid growth, NEW ORDERS, our closely-watched index of business improvement, has turned modestly negative at -3, down VERY sharply from [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:50:43+00:00August 4th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on Tariffs are Beginning to Hurt

Truth in Political Advertising is Optional During Elections

Chairman’s Corner by Scott McGraw It’s been quite an active primary so far this year and I’m sure this next week will feature more fireworks. The television airways have been jammed with political ads for weeks now and even this morning (Aug. 1) every ad on the morning news is from a politician. Back-to-back-to-back political [...]

By |2018-08-22T14:30:28+00:00August 1st, 2018|Chairman's Corner|Comments Off on Truth in Political Advertising is Optional During Elections

KGOP’s August 2018 Newsletter

August'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 Truth in Political Advertising is Optional During Elections  - Chairman's Column Educating the Next Generation and Keeping Them Safe – [...]

By |2018-08-22T14:13:11+00:00August 1st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on KGOP’s August 2018 Newsletter

KGOP’s August Newsletter

August'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 Truth in Political Advertising is Optional During Elections  - Chairman's Column Educating the Next Generation and Keeping Them Safe – [...]

By |2018-10-01T11:54:59+00:00August 1st, 2018|KGOP Newsletters|Comments Off on KGOP’s August Newsletter

Still on Solid Footing

By Brian G. Long, Ph.D., C.P.M.  So far, so good. According to the data collected in the last two weeks of June, NEW ORDERS, our closely-watched index of business improvement, edged up to +33 from +30. in a similar move, the West Michigan PRODUCTION index rose to +39 from +37. Activity in the purchasing offices, [...]

By |2018-08-22T15:13:33+00:00July 4th, 2018|"Economics Perspective" - Brian Long|Comments Off on Still on Solid Footing