Michigan Legislative Consultants

Guidance Released for States and Locals on Latest COVID-19 Relief Funding

May 14, 2021

The U.S. Department of Treasury has provided guidance on how the latest round of $350 billion in emergency funding may be used by state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. Known as the “Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds,” the goal of the relief is to support the response efforts to continue to decrease the […]

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Governor Outlines Federal Funding Priorities

Apr 16, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her funding priorities as the state readies for more than $18 billion in federal funding available through the American Rescue Plan Act. Of that funding, state government is expected to receive $5.7 billion, local governments are set to receive $4.4 billion, and $3.9 billion will be directed to K-12 schools. The […]

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Chief Medical Executive Testifies Before Congress

Feb 05, 2021

This week, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan’s chief medical executive, testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on the state’s vaccination efforts and federal needs. During her testimony, she highlighted the state’s efforts to prioritize operational efficiency and equity in its vaccination efforts. Additionally, Dr. Khaldun outlined the comprehensive vaccination strategy […]

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Governor Requests Full Funding of the National Guard

Aug 14, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to President Trump this week requesting that he fully fund the Michigan National Guard forces during their COVID-19 response through December 31, 2020. Last week, the president decided to fund Guard activities at 75%, except for Florida, Texas, Arizona, Connecticut, and California. Last week, President Trump authorized the use […]

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Governor Calls on President to Assist the State

Dec 20, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to President Donald Trump highlighting the need for consistent federal action for a new lock in Sault Ste. Marie and the critical issues impacting the Great Lakes. In her letter, she stressed the importance of the Soo Locks to the state’s economy and the nation’s defense. Highlighting the role […]

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The 2020 Census: Why It Matters

Jul 10, 2019

I recently had a meeting with leaders from a local community to talk through their priorities.  At the top of their list, the 2020 Census.  It didn’t surprise me, but I remember thinking this should be a top priority for the entire state.  Since that meeting, I have seen a number of newspaper articles highlighting […]

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In the Race to Majority Michigan May Be Key

Nov 05, 2018

Tomorrow, U.S. voters will head to the polls. At stake is party control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently in the U.S. House, Republicans have a 235-193 majority, with seven vacant seats. There are several key races Democrats are targeting in order to flip the House, with two of those being in Michigan. Both […]

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General Election Overview: 11th U.S. House District

Aug 22, 2018

Through the general election on November 6, on the MLC Blog we will be highlighting races for which due to the voter base the seat could be won by either the Democratic or Republican candidate.  Candidate’s website and professional information is listed when available. District Overview The 11th U.S. House District is located in Southeast […]

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