Last Week on the MLC Blog

Jun 5, 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…

MLC partner Brendan Ringlever was voted the most effective multi-client lobbyist in the biannual MIRS/EPIC-MRA Insider Survey.

MLC lobbyist Tony Des Chenes shared what he wishes he knew at the beginning of his career 30 years ago.

To address the declining number of residents in Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a new council.

A comprehensive economic strategy to keep winning projects, invest in Pre-K through secondary, and revitalize places in every region of the state was announced.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced leadership changes within the Department of Transportation and the Office of Children’s Ombudsman.

The Organized Retail Crime Unit announced initial results of its first major investigation.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on what’s driving inflation, why your work may benefit from exercise, and more.

A look at events during the week of June 3 – 9, 2023.

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