Five Things We’re Reading

May 21, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Below are some articles the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

The Art of Asking Smarter Questions – Asking the right questions has always been a learn-as-you-go exercise in business. This article shares three years of research, which formed five types of questions you should be asking.

California Says Restaurants Must Bake All of Their Add-On Fees Into Menu Prices – As momentum builds for transparency in pricing, California took the first step requiring the price you see, to be the price you pay. Consumer advocates herald that this is a win, but why are restaurant groups concerned?

Miami Planned Air Taxi Would Be a U.S. First – The first in the nation, how is Miami setting up a system for people to go airborne vs. traveling on roads?

The Cost of Going Cashless At U.S. National Parks As Many Switch to Plastic-Only – Joining the world of cashless payments may seem to be a step in the right direction but what are the potential problems opponents are pointing out?

Sanders Calls for Free Public College to Boost Minority Health Care Workforce – Not only are health care workers in short supply, but minority representation is also at a shockingly low number. Could Senator Sanders’ solution be the key to solving this issue nationwide?

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