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Last Week on the MLC Blog

Jun 10, 2019

MLC lobbyist Brendan Ringlever shared how the Economic Club of Grand Rapids has provided him an opportunity to learn outside of his chosen profession.

The Michigan House and Senate filed two lawsuits against Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for refusing to follow the 2018 petition initiative law that Attorney General Dana Nessel declared unconstitutional through an official opinion.

The House Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee passed their budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 Fiscal Year, which included revenue from a proposed change in how taxes are paid at the gas pump.

House Appropriations Chair Shane Hernandez appointed a bipartisan special task force to investigate and help resolve alleged cost overruns and inefficiencies plaguing state information technology projects.

A settlement was reached in a lawsuit brought on behalf of student voting groups last year.

Using risk-limiting audits, the Bureau of Elections announced they will partner with local election officials and national experts to verify results of the May 7 local elections.

In our weekly “Five Things We’re Reading” feature we shared articles on the role Audrey Hepburn played during World War II, an interesting look into a group that is working to create a sustainable surfboard, plus more.

A look at events during the week of June 8 – 14, 2019.

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