Michigan Legislative Consultants

Governor Announces Leadership Changes

Mar 06, 2020

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced leadership changes in key positions in state government. First, the governor recommended Mark Burton, her chief strategist, to serve as CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp (MEDC).  He has been involved with state government and politics for nearly two decades. Prior to his current role, Mr. Burton worked […]

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Unemployment Rate Increases Last Month

Oct 20, 2017

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September increased over the month by four-tenths of a percentage point to 4.3%, according to data released today by the Department of Technology, Management & Budget.  The number of unemployed rose in September by 19,000 while total employment was essentially flat.  The net result was a 17,000 advance in […]

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DTMB Director Named

Sep 01, 2017

On Wednesday, Governor Rick Snyder announced that he appointed David DeVries as the state’s new Department of Technology, Management, and Budget director and state chief of information officer. Mr. DeVries will facilitate the mission of DTMB to improve innovation, efficiency and the responsiveness of Michigan government. He has worked in many different government roles, including […]

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