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Democratic Candidate for Governor Picks Lt. Governor

Aug 24, 2018

On Monday, Democratic Candidate for Governor, Gretchen Whitmer, announced Garlin Gilchrist II as her choice for Lt. Governor. He currently works as the Executive Director of the Center for Social Media Responsibility at the University of Michigan School of Information. However, he took a leave of absence until November 2018. Mr. Gilchrist is expected to […]

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General Election Overview: Michigan Governor

Aug 15, 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. Commentary The race to represent almost 10 million Michigan residents is […]

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Governor Signs Ten Bills into Law

Jun 15, 2018

On Monday, Governor Rick Snyder signed ten bills into law, making reforms in several different areas. The measures include: Allowing certain homeowners who sold their property at a loss to be exempt from the State Real Estate Transfer Tax under certain circumstances. Elimination of the Health Insurance Claims Assessment and replacing it with the Insurance […]

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Governor Snyder Visits California to Promote Mobility and IT in Michigan

Apr 13, 2018

During the beginning of this week, Governor Rick Snyder spent three days in Silicon Valley meeting with large tech companies, start-ups, and investors. Along with representatives from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, he met with new mobility, advanced technology, agriculture and manufacturing companies, participated in roundtables with technology experts, venture capitalists and CEOs. Additionally, the […]

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Governor Signs Upgrades to 911 System

Mar 09, 2018

This week, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation providing a framework for upgrading all of Michigan’s 911 systems statewide. The state’s current system is nearly forty-years old and doesn’t account for today’s technology. Additionally, approximately 70% of emergency calls are made from cellphones that cannot accurately be traced with the current system. The law will modify […]

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Veto Override: A Hammer in the Legislature’s Tool Box

Mar 07, 2018

When the Legislature passes a bill, the governor can opt to either approve or reject the piece of legislation from becoming law.  He can approve the bill by either signing it or if he doesn’t sign it within 14 days and the legislature is still in session, it will automatically become law.  If he decides […]

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Governor Delivers Last State of the State

Jan 24, 2018

Tonight, before a joint convention of the Michigan Senate and the Michigan House of Representatives, Governor Rick Snyder delivered his eighth, and final, State of the State address. Unlike in past years, the Governor used examples throughout the address to highlight his points. Throughout the night he also gave credit to many individuals who have […]

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Governor Rick Snyder to Deliver State of the State

Jan 22, 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m., Governor Rick Snyder will be delivering his final State of the State address before a Joint Convention of the Michigan Legislature at the State Capitol.   There are two sites to view a live stream of the event.  The first is http://house.michigan.gov/htv.asp where coverage begins at 6 p.m. with […]

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