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Jennifer Granholm in the Los Angeles Times…we host her Sept 29 at Live Talks Business

An excerpt from George Skelton’s Sept 18 column in the Los Angeles Times: Spending cuts are necessary and tax breaks can help, but they aren’t the whole answer. Government must also pick winning industries and invest in them, developing public-private partnerships. It must pour money into educating the workforce, especially in community colleges. And it needs to pare back public pay, pensions and perks. For starters. That’s from a Democrat who spells it out in a new book — “A Governor’s Story, the Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future” — written with her teacher-author husband, Dan Mulhern. “I made Continue reading…

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Gov. Granholm (we host on Sept 29) in the NYT on Jobs, Economy..

Article in the New York Times, Sept 18 on Gov. Granholm’s new book and the economy. We host her at Live Talks Business on Sept 29.  Here’s an excerpt: And yet, Jennifer M. Granholm, the former Democratic governor of the state, who led it through much of its rocky last decade, says she sees a key lesson from Michigan — a warning, perhaps, more than a model — for the rest of the nation as it tries to create jobs and emerge from an economic funk. “Everything that is hitting the country hit Michigan first,” Ms. Granholm said in an interview, Continue reading…

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