2012 CEDAM Press Releases
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2012 CEDAM Press Releases

Microenterprise Network Partners with Small Business Saturday, November 19, 2012. Michigan Community Response Toolkit Expands to Guide Homeowners, October 9, 2012

Avenue for the Arts Program Creates Strong Sense of Place
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Avenue for the Arts Program Creates Strong Sense of Place

By Camille Allen, Communications Intern Downtown Grand Rapids between Fulton and Wealthy Street lies the South Division commercial corridor, a street blossoming with art, culture and character. Every month, Avenue for the Arts shines a spotlight on this street with their First Friday event, which brings attention to the Grand Rapids art scene and the...

What’s in the Final Tax Bill?
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What’s in the Final Tax Bill?

Written by Jessica AcMoody, Senior Policy Specialist and Grace Hough, Policy Intern The House and Senate reached a compromise on their individual tax plans last week creating a merged tax bill. The bill passed the House on December 19 by a vote of 227-203, and passed the Senate early Wednesday morning by a vote of...

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How Do Key Provisions Differ in the Senate and House Tax Bills?

The Senate tax bill passed in the early hours of Saturday morning with only one Republican, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) voting against it. The bill now heads to conference committee where the House and Senate will try to reconcile the differences in their two tax reform plans. Once negotiations are finished a draft of the...

CEDAM and Partners Lead Michigan Children’s Savings Account (CSA) Consortium
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CEDAM and Partners Lead Michigan Children’s Savings Account (CSA) Consortium

On Friday, November 3, organizations from across the state of Michigan representing community foundations, nonprofits and local governments met to discuss the future of Children’s Saving Accounts (CSAs) in Michigan. CSAs are long-term savings or investment accounts that help children (ages 0-18) and their families, especially those from low-income families, build savings for the future....