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Primary Election Overview: 13th House District

Jul 15, 2020

Through the primary election on August 4 on the MLC Blog we will highlight races for which the primary is the key race due to the voter base.  Candidate’s website and professional information is listed when available. District Overview The 13th House District is located in Wayne County. The district includes Allen Park, Southgate, and […]

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Five Things We’re Reading

Jul 14, 2020

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. Avoid Making This Strategic Mistake in a Recession – The authors reviewed how certain publicly-traded companies fared the 2008 recession and what lessons companies can apply […]

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Last Week on the MLC Blog

Jul 13, 2020

In his latest blog post, MLC lobbyist Craig Ryan explored why you should be dubious of anything presented as “fact.” The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification has formally launched, led by Trevor Pawl as the state’s Chief Mobility Officer. State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced two new grant programs, providing $300 million to help first […]

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Future Mobility Office Launched

Jul 10, 2020

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification has formally launched, led by Trevor Pawl as the state’s Chief Mobility Officer. The new office will work across state government, academia, and private industry to enhance the state’s mobility ecosystem, including developing dynamic mobility and electrification policies and supporting the startup and scale up of emerging technologies […]

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Grants Announced for First Responders and Local Governments

Jul 10, 2020

State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced two new grant programs, providing $300 million to help first responders receive hazard pay and reimburse local governments for payroll costs incurred due to the pandemic. Effective immediately, eligible local units of government can apply for a grant from the First Responder Hazard Pay Premiums Program and the Public Safety […]

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Attorney General Creates New Division

Jul 10, 2020

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the creation of the Criminal Investigations Division, led by former Lansing Police Chief Capt. Thomas Fabus. The goal of the division is to allow the department to more effectively and uniformly complete thorough investigations covering a variety of subjects, while providing resources and strengthening partnerships with federal, state, and local […]

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Governor Signs Directive Requiring Implicit Bias Training

Jul 10, 2020

On Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Directive 2020-7, which directs the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to begin developing rules for implicit bias training as part of the knowledge and skills necessary for licensure, registration and renewal of licenses and registrations of health professionals. Implicit bias training was one of the recommendations […]

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Looking Ahead to the Week of July 11 – 17, 2020

Jul 10, 2020

The House and Senate are not scheduled to hold session.

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