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Legislation Aims to Update Fantasy Sports Laws

Jul 07, 2017

This week, Representatives Aaron Miller (R-Sturgis) and Representative Jim Tedder (R-Clarkston) detailed their legislation aimed at updating state laws to keep pace with evolving technology and maintain the legality of fantasy sports services.  This is an important issue to the over 1.6 million people in Michigan who play fantasy sports each year. Highlights of the […]

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Today is Michigan Social Media Day

Jun 30, 2017

To celebrate social media’s evolving impact on communications, Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed Friday, June 30, 2017, as Michigan Social Media Day.  As the third state in the U.S. to recognize Social Media Day in 2012, Michigan government is embracing the use of social media to extend traditional channels of constituent engagement.  For more information, […]

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MLC Recognizes Award Winner

Jun 09, 2017

This week, Evan Ward, son of MLC President Tim Ward, received the 2017 Frank M. Fitzgerald Award at the State Capitol.  He was also recognized on the Senate floor by Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall (R-White Lake) during session on Tuesday.  Evan is a student at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he is […]

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Changing the Conversation: Driving New Revenue for Industry and the State

Mar 29, 2017

The Michigan Spirits Association (MSA) represents the vendors, suppliers, and distributors of distilled spirit products in the state of Michigan. The industry is one of the state’s significant revenue generators, which has historically made it a target for proposed tax increases. With MLC’s counsel, the MSA was able fight back a tax increase threat, but […]

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Driving Business Performance: Reclassifying CRCCs to Protect $1M in Annual Revenue

Feb 15, 2017

When the state rolled out plans to assign a new Medicaid tax to hospitals and similar care institutions, Erickson Living – a Continuing Care Retirement Center (CRCC) – found itself on the list to be included. As CRCCs are focused on providing amenities that cater to any age post-retirement, its capabilities include offering many healthcare […]

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MLC Election Briefing Contest Results

Nov 18, 2016

Mr. Kim Rhead, Legislative Affairs and Public Policy Director at the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan, was the winner of this year’s “MLC Election Briefing Contest.”  At our bi-annual election briefing held on October 26, attendees were invited to participate by correctly guessing the outcomes of several federal and state races.  It was only […]

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Election Night Updates

Nov 04, 2016

On the evening of November 8, we will be tweeting statewide election results of key races throughout the evening.  To read our updates, please follow us @MLCMichigan. For MLC clients, if you’d prefer to get your information by text updates throughout the night, please email julie@mlcmi.com.  Please indicate if you want updates throughout the night […]

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Michigan Legislative Consultants’ 50th Anniversary

Oct 28, 2016

Commemorative Book Received into the Michigan Political History Society Library at the Grand Hotel Today, Michigan Legislative Consultants (MLC) partners, Tim Ward and Brendan Ringlever, proudly presented to Dan Musser, President of the Grand Hotel, MLC’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book for placement in the Michigan Political History Society Library located within the Grand Hotel. “Congratulations […]

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