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State Board of Education Member Resigns

Aug 05, 2022

Jason Strayhorn has resigned from serving on the State Board of Education, effective immediately. Governor Gretchen Whitmerwill make an appointment and that person will serve the remainder of the eight-year term. Following the resignation, the board is comprised of five Democratic members and two Republican members. Her appointment will not be subject to the advice […]

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Governor Reorganizes Juvenile Justice Committee

Aug 05, 2022

The Michigan Committee on Juvenile Justice has been altered in order to align with the requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Under the executive order, signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the committee is tasked with the development and review of the state’s juvenile justice plan. The new order abolished the original committee, […]

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Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit Announced

Aug 05, 2022

Michigan is collaborating with Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin to build a network of electric vehicle chargers spanning over 1,100 miles of drivable shoreline around Lake Michigan. The multistate partnership, announced this week by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, to build and maintain the chargers and market the new eco-tourism attraction was solidified by a Memorandum of Understanding […]

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Michigan Reconnect Hits Milestone

Aug 05, 2022

More than 100,000 residents have been accepted into the Michigan Reconnect program, which provides tuition-free degrees or skills certificates to eligible residents. The program is the largest effort in state history to ensure all residents who are 25 or older and do not have a college degree have an opportunity to earn an associate degree […]

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Looking Ahead to the Week of August 6 – 12, 2022

Aug 05, 2022

The House and Senate are continuing their summer recess, neither session nor committees are scheduled to meet.

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Primary Election Results

Aug 02, 2022

The below results have been sourced from the MLC lobby team, Gongwer.com, and MIRS.com. These results are considered unofficial results until certified by the State Board of Canvassers. Due to the high number of absentee ballots, reporting and results could be impacted. The below information is current as of 12:30 a.m. 3rd Senate District – […]

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Five Things We’re Reading

Aug 02, 2022

Below are some of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do. 3 Ways to Innovate in a Downturn – What are three major opportunities for innovation during a recession and how could your company utilize them? Navigating […]

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Last Week on the MLC Blog

Aug 01, 2022

MLC lobbyist and procurement consultant Tony Des Chenes shared the importance of getting involved with professional organizations. A look at the five candidates running in the Republican primary race for governor. A look at the 106th House district race in northern portions of the lower peninsula. An overview of the primary race in the 107th […]

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