Last Week on the MLC Blog

Apr 8, 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 Monica Martinez shares how she uses PRP moments to examine where and how she’s spending her time.

Jennifer DeLaCruz was appointed to serve as the first director of the Office of Community Violence Intervention.

The Michigan Transparency Network, the state’s new online personal financial disclosure system that requires elected officials, candidates, and their spouses to publicly report details of their finances, launched.

The 2024 Women in the Workforce Report was released, looking at the key factors that contribute to the challenges women in the workforce face in the state.

A spotlight on Senator Sam Singh, the Majority Floor Leader and first Indian American elected to the Michigan Senate.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on states setting up IRAs for workers, the stories behind six women-owned businesses, and more.

A look at events during the week of April 6 – 12, 2024.

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