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Quack, Quack Goes the Duck

Dec 19, 2018

While the holiday season spurs voices of “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” many around the state capitol are lamenting, “it’s the most chaotic and unpredictable time of the year.”  The Michigan legislature is in the throes of its bi-annual lame-duck session. With Michigan’s Governor’s office flipping control to the Democrats and the […]

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Lansing Gears Up for a Busy Lame Duck

Nov 16, 2018

When the legislature heads back to Lansing it will have a full agenda of priorities to accomplish prior to the end of the 2017-2018 legislative term. Additionally, the Republicans will want to check certain items off their lists while there is still a Republican governor. “Known as lame duck, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas […]

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House Republicans Release Action Plan Progress Report

Aug 24, 2018

This week, the Michigan House Republican Caucus released a Progress Report of their 2017-18 Action Plan. The report walks through the main areas they targeted in their action plan and provides updates on the status of bills falling within each section. The main sections in the report, and a sample of their updates, include: Governing […]

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It’s A Wrap: The 2017 Legislative Session By The Numbers

Jan 02, 2018

Sine Die has come and gone in Lansing. As our Michigan lawmakers closed the books on this legislative session, we tallied the numbers to see what was accomplished in the statehouse.

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Legislation Introduced Reforming Unemployment Insurance Agency

Oct 20, 2017

This week, a bipartisan plan was unveiled reforming Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency.  The legislation is based on findings of a workgroup consisting of industry experts and legislators. The goal of the plan is to provide clarity, restore integrity and improve accountability within the agency and address the faults of the unemployment system. To end the […]

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Auto No-Fault Reform Legislation Announced

Oct 20, 2017

This week, a bipartisan coalition of Michigan legislators introduced a package of bills aimed at reforming the state's auto insurance system and lowering costs for Michigan residents. The "Fair and Affordable No Fault Reform" plan contains fifteen bills. "This is the second major proposal that has been announced reforming the state's current no-fault auto insurance system. […]

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Governor Signs Legislation Removing Business Requirements

Oct 20, 2017

On Tuesday, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation eliminating permit requirements for the installation of business monitoring systems, which allow a business to remotely monitor its premises through audio, video, or sensor detection systems. The bills remove the requirement to obtain a permit to install, maintain, replace or service any electrical wiring, equipment or devices associated […]

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Old and Interesting Michigan Laws You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Aug 22, 2017

Did you know that the last Sunday in June every year is declared “log cabin day”? Check out these interesting laws that have been on the books for decades!

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