Growing Michigan Council Starts Field Meetings

Sep 1, 2023

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.

The Growing Michigan Together Council Jobs, Talent, and Economy workgroup kicked off its field meetings this week in Traverse City. The field hearing allows experts to answer questions and share data, policy solutions and lessons learned. The workgroups will share recommendations with the council in October.

Growing Michigan Together Council:

    • Established by Governor Whitmer in June 2023.
    • It is tasked with developing a long-term vision addressing current and future challenges to set Michigan up for success in the 21st
    • It consists of four workgroups: Infrastructure; Jobs, Talent, and Economy; PreK-12 Education; and Higher Education.
    • The Council will submit its findings in December 2023 by submitting a report to the governor, Michigan House of Representatives, and the Michigan Senate.

In addition to field hearings, the council launched the Growing Michigan Together Tour, including stops at community events and regional forums designed to discuss local challenges and growth opportunities.

For more information, please visit

Michigan Legislative Consultants is a bipartisan lobbying firm based in Lansing, Michigan. Our team of lobbyists and procurement specialists provide a wide range of services for some of the most respected companies in America. For more on MLC, visit or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Recent Posts

Proposed Prescription Drug Board Moves

Proposed Prescription Drug Board Moves

The Senate Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection Committee advanced legislation creating an independent Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB). Key Points: The board would have the authority to analyze, evaluate, and recommend strategies to mitigate the...

Auto Insurance Reforms Introduced

Auto Insurance Reforms Introduced

Senators Mary Cavanagh (D-Redford Twp.) and Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) introduced legislation they hope will improve access to care for drivers severely injured in auto accidents. Key Points: In 2019, the legislature reformed the first-party personal injury protection...

House Passes Voting Reform

House Passes Voting Reform

Legislation allowing the spouse and/or dependent of an active duty servicemember, serving overseas, to vote electronically was passed by the House this week. Key Points: The legislation was introduced by Representative Carol Glanville (D-Walker). Under current law,...

Looking for older articles?

We’ve recently made improvements to our blog to provide a better user experience. If you’re searching for older posts, click here to search our archive.

Michigan Legislative Consultants
110 W. Michigan Avenue
Suite 500
Lansing, MI 48933
517.372.0130 fax

1001 Woodward Avenue
Suite 500
Detroit, MI 48226

MLC is proud to be the Michigan member of NASL