Last Week on the MLC Blog

May 8, 2023

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…

House and Senate Appropriations Committees reported the remaining budget bills for the upcoming fiscal year.

Michigan drivers would be prohibited from using a mobile device while driving under a bipartisan package passed by the House.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced appointments to the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission, which works to improve legal representation for indigent criminal defendants.

Public schools will no longer receive an A-F grade under legislation headed to the governor.

Aaron Keatley will serve as acting director of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on the evolution of cybercriminals, how states are addressing the childcare crisis, and more.

A look at events during the week of May 6 – 12, 2023.

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