Last Week on the MLC Blog

Apr 15, 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…

This week, voters in the 13th House District will vote in a special general election race. This seat was left vacant after the resignation of former Representative Lori Stone, following her election to Mayor of Warren this past November.

This Tuesday, a special general election will be held in the 25th House district in southeast Michigan. The seat was left vacant following the resignation of former Representative Kevin Coleman, who was elected Mayor of Westland last November.

Legislation that would make the process of removing trespassers from private property was introduced by Representative Ken Borton.

Senator Jim Runestad introduced legislation requiring utility companies to adhere to actual cost data instead of anecdotal future projections when seeking rate increase approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (an MLC client) Chairperson Jamie Stuck joined a long list of renowned leaders in being welcomed by Harvard University as a visiting dignitary.

In the latest in our legislator spotlight, we highlighted Representative Sarah Lightner, the Republican Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on how utilities prepared for the eclipse, how teens and parents are approaching screen time, and more.

A look at events during the week of April 13 – 19, 2024.

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