Last Week on the MLC Blog

Jan 29, 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.

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

MLC lobbyist Rudy Hobbs shared a behind-the-scenes look at a busy session day in his latest post.

Governor Whitmer gave her sixth State of the State address, focusing on tackling high costs for Michigan residents.

An overview of the special primary election race in the 13th House District in southeast Michigan.

A look at the special primary election in the 25th House district in southeast Michigan.

Governor Whitmer’s office announced the executive budget recommendations will be presented to the legislature on Wednesday, February 7, at 11 a.m.

According to the recently released monthly jobs report, December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month at 4.3%.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on the latest trends in the workplace, where selfies are still considered awkward, and more.

A look at events during the week of January 27 – February 2, 2024.

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