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Hearing Scheduled on COVID-19 Liability Protection Package

Jul 31, 2020

As Michigan begins the shift back towards pre-pandemic life, the business community has been voicing concerns over the lack of legal protections they have while COVID-19 is still present. In response, the legislature is taking steps to learn more about the situation. The House Judiciary Committee and the Senate Economic and Small Business Committee have […]

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Primary Election Night Coverage

Jul 31, 2020

Tuesday, August 4 is Primary Election Day in Michigan. Once the polls close at 8 p.m. and throughout the evening, MLC will be closely monitoring the results. In an effort to provide you with timely election results, MLC will be posting periodic updates on the MLC Blog with results of primary elections as they are […]

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Emergency Order Issued Imposing Potential Fines

Jul 31, 2020

In order to reinforce Governor Whitmer’s two most recent executive orders, the Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order, which allows for civil fines of up to $1,000 and referral to licensing agencies for violations. The Emergency Order requires that everyone must comply with the procedures and restrictions outlined in the following […]

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EGLE Partners with Communities to Improve Residential Recycling

Jul 31, 2020

More than 100 Michigan Communities are joining state, regional, and national partners to combat recycling contamination and improve capture of high-quality recyclables across the state. Partnering with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and The Recycling Partnership (TRP), communities will develop and implement operational and educational strategies to improve the quality of […]

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Looking Ahead to the Week of August 1 – 7, 2020

Jul 31, 2020

Michigan’s primary election will take place on Tuesday, August 4. For your personal voter information, please visit Michigan.gov/Vote. The House and Senate are scheduled to hold session on Thursday, August 6.

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The Supply Chain

Jul 29, 2020

Prior to four months ago, most people had little knowledge about supply chains. Today, we hear these words on a daily basis. For most, the supply chain is getting something from the grocery store to their home, but it is far more complex than that.  In the past, we have seen multiple examples of struggling […]

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Five Things We’re Reading

Jul 28, 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. Why the World Map Froze – We are now in the midst of the longest period of time that the world map has not changed in […]

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House Passes ‘Return to Learn’ Plan

Jul 24, 2020

This week the House passed legislation aimed at providing flexibility for schools as they prepare for the new school year. The plan allows for school districts and local health departments to work together to develop health and safety standards that are best for their area. This includes the choice for continued distance learning or in-person […]

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