Economic-Indicators

Snyder makes case in Europe for Michigan aerospace sector

Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday that some companies based in Europe are considering expanding into Michigan or adding to existing operations in there, and he wants to ensure that the state has enough qualified engineers and technicians to fill the potential jobs in the long term.

Business Highlights

___ Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation NEW YORK (AP) — Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make changes.

Puerto Rico governor to fight proposed furloughs, cuts

Puerto Rico's governor says he'll go to court to fight a federal control board's call to cut a public pension system by 10 percent, furlough tens of thousands of government workers and eliminate Christmas bonuses.

The Latest: Deal called for Snyder to oppose labor bills

The Latest on Michigan's consideration of tax incentives to lure business expansions (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Gov. Rick Snyder's administration agreed that he would publicly oppose many future labor-relations bills in a bid to secure Democratic votes in the Michigan House for economic development tax incentives.