Live, Work and Play in MichiganBesides the great employment benefits offered to state workers, there's plenty more to consider:
It's been said that, "If you don't like the weather in Michigan, wait 15 minutes." Although this may be an exaggeration, it is true that Michigan has four distinct seasons offering different activities to excite the senses. ADA Reader Compliant Text Version
Michiganders also enjoy an exceptional educational system from elementary through high school and the choice of nationally acclaimed public and private colleges and universities. Visit Standard & Poor's School Evaluation Services (SES) to see comparative evaluations of the fiscal, academic, and operational performance of Michigan's public schools and public school academies. For links to Michigan's institutions of higher learning, visit the Michigan College Mall.
Very affordable housing is available in Michigan. Click on this link to see a comparison of the cost of housing in Michigan versus other states.
Finally, you'll find that the overall cost of living in Michigan is very reasonable. For example, if you earn $100,000 living in Columbus Ohio, you would need to earn only $91,860 in Lansing, Michigan to enjoy the same life style that is 8.1 % cheaper (information provided by bestplaces.com).