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Primary 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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Five Things We’re Reading

Aug 14, 2018

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. How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off – There are many articles written about time management at work, so try this one out […]

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Last Week on the MLC Blog

Aug 13, 2018

From the Upper Peninsula to the Lower Peninsula, Michigan has festivals throughout the state, with themes from flowers to food and more. In his latest blog post, MLC lobbyist Matt Sowash highlights a few of those festivals. TED Director Roger Curtis announced he’s leaving state government for the private sector. The Department of State announced […]

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TED Director Leaving

Aug 10, 2018

Governor Rick Snyder announced that Department of Talent and Economic Development (TED) Director Roger Curtis will be leaving state government effective September 30 for the private sector. He joined the Snyder administration as TED director in November 2016. TED works to bring state job creation and economic development efforts together under one umbrella. The department […]

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Official Ballot Proposal Language

Aug 10, 2018

The Michigan Department of State has announced the timeline regarding ballot language for the certified ballots that will appear on November’s general election ballot. Under state law, the Director of Elections is tasked with drafting the language, then the State Board of Canvassers reviews the language and votes to approve or disapprove. “Drafting ballot language […]

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Michigan Sells Nearly $150m in Bonds

Aug 10, 2018

State Treasurer Nick Khouri announced that the State of Michigan sold more than $149 million in General Obligation Environmental Program Bonds. The bonds are being issued under the Great Lakes Protection and Clean Michigan Initiative Program and will primarily support environmental contamination remediation, water infrastructure, asset management plans, and water quality monitoring in communities across […]

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State Social Studies Standards

Aug 10, 2018

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced one additional site has been added to the list of public input sessions on the proposed state standards for Social Studies. The additional input opportunity will be on Thursday, August 30, from 6-8 p.m., at Saginaw High School. This will bring to a total of 18 Listen & […]

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Looking Ahead to the Week of August 11 – 17, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

The House and Senate are scheduled to hold session on Wednesday, August 15.

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