Last Week on the MLC Blog

May 13, 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…

The House and Senate continued to work on the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year beginning on October 1, 2024.

Bipartisan legislation establishing Productivity Credits for incarcerated individuals was introduced.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced two reappointments to the Liquor Control Commission.

We highlighted Senator Sean McCann in the latest in our spotlight series.

Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat will be one of the most watched nationwide. Here are the candidates running in the primary race.

In the 13th U.S. Congressional seat, Congressman Thanedar is running for reelection, facing tough competition in the primary race.

Representative Tyrone Carter is running for another term in the 1st Michigan House District in Wayne County, facing a challenger in the primary race.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on managing anxiety about public speaking, creating an Oscar for stunt work, and more.

A look at events during the week of May 11 – 17, 2024.

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