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    State Announces Strategic Growth Initiative Grant Awardees: $2.25 million awarded to grow Michigan’s food and agriculture industry - Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) President and CEO Michael A. Finney announced today the recipients of the Strategic Growth Initiative (SGI) Grant Program.“These grants allow us to leverage business development and growth for Michigan’s $91.4 billion food and agriculture industry,” said Director Clover Adams. “With increased investment in our agri-food sector, we can help ‘move the needle’ for continued long term growth.

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    • Increasing Access to Healthy Foods: Michigan's New Property Tax Incentive for Retail Food Establishments (Public Act 231 of 2008)


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