A Governor's Story

A Governor's Story

The Fight for Jobs and America's Economic Future

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the former Michigan governor's struggles to solve the problems of unemployment and budget deficits with the auto industry collapse and global financial crisis.

Perseus Publishing
Jennifer Granholm was the two-term governor of Michigan, a state synonymous with manufacturing during a financial crisis that threatened to put all America's major car companies into bankruptcy. The immediate and knock-on effects were catastrophic. Granholm's grand plans for education reform, economic revitalization, clean energy, and infrastructure development were blitzed by a perfect economic storm.

Granholm was a determined and undefeated governor, who enjoyed close access to the White House at critical moments (Granholm stood in for Sarah Palin during Joe Biden's debate preparation), and her account offers a front row seat on the effects of the crisis. Ultimately, her story is a model of hope. She hauls Michigan towards unprecedented private-public partnerships, forged in the chaos of financial freefall, built on new technologies that promise to revolutionize not only the century-old auto industry but Michigan's entire manufacturing base. They offer the potential for a remarkable recovery not just for her state, but for American industry nationwide.



Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781586489977
1586489976
Branch Call Number: B GRANHOLM
Characteristics: xiv , 312 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Mulhern, Daniel Granholm

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