Here we are. Thousands more people have been thrown out of work. The FAA has been shut down but for some critical services and many airport expansions around the United States have been halted, including several here in Michigan: Flint, Traverse City and Kalamazoo. Congress failed to pass the legislation required to keep the projects going. And as it turns out the FAA is also losing $30,000,000 per day on its inability to collect
FAA Workers, construction workers, film workers in Michigan tossed out, solar panel manufacturers fleeing Michigan...between my gut feeling and the US Department of Labor, I'm getting a strong and accurate sense that Michigan has resumed its decade long slide after a relatively hopeful year and a half after the Obama stimulus and a rescue of the domestic auto industry stopped our slide.