Last Week on the MLC Blog

Dec 18, 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.

Over the past week, we covered these topics on the MLC Blog…

Michigan residents could receive a rebate when purchasing a new vehicle in Michigan under a plan proposed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist signed a bipartisan package reforming Michigan’s juvenile justice system and investing in diversion and re-entry services.

The public will have an easier time accessing records at the Department of State due to an online tool launched by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.

The Growing Michigan Together Council voted to submit its population growth report to Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Senate, and the Michigan House of Representatives.

It was announced that beginning February 13, 2024, more than 700,000 Michigan households will receive an average of $550 in Working Families Tax Credit checks.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on how much students are paying for housing, why script logos are disappearing, and more.

A look at events during the week of December 16 – 22, 2023.

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