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Whitmer highlights Macomb County piece of her statewide economic development plan

By Kyle Davidson

As lawmakers set their sights on the state budget and the future of the state’s economic growth, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer outlined her vision for growing the state’s economy and the role Macomb County would play in her 2024 address to the county Chamber of Commerce.

Following an introduction from Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, which called back to Whitmer’s announcement of the Detroit Lions’ fourth-round pick at the NFL Draft, the governor recounted her budget and policy priorities while highlighting Macomb as the epicenter of the defense industry in Michigan. 


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