Last Week on the MLC Blog

Mar 25, 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…

Michigan laid out its vision to create jobs and support workers and employers in the Michigan Statewide Workforce Plan. The plan aims to address key workforce challenges, including a lack of skilled talent due to the changing economy and barriers residents face when trying to access job opportunities.

In February, Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate decreased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.9%, according to the latest monthly jobs report released last week.

Legislation allowing incarcerated individuals to petition their sentencing judge for a reduction of their sentence after serving 10 years was considered in the House Criminal Justice Committee.

Michelle Richard, Acting Director at the new Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential announced three new members of the department’s leadership team.

In the latest in our spotlight series, we highlighted Senator Sarah Anthony and shared a couple of questions that she answered for us.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on learning strategy from French bakeries, a potential new Apple launch, and more.

A look at events during the week of March 23 – 29, 2024.

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