Changes to Renaissance Zones Signed Into Law

Changes to Renaissance Zones Signed Into Law

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation to streamline Renaissance Zones, a state program that incentivizes job growth and investment in areas of the state that need more of both. This change aims to cut red tape and incentivize more businesses...
Revenue Projections Change Slightly

Revenue Projections Change Slightly

Today, the directors of the House and Senate Fiscal Agencies came together with State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks and State Budget Director Jen Flood to reach a consensus for projected state revenue for the upcoming fiscal year. At the biannual Consensus Revenue...
Michigan Innovation Fund Considered

Michigan Innovation Fund Considered

Authored by MLC intern, Satyam Sinha Bipartisan legislation creating a new Michigan Innovation Fund was considered this week by the House Economic Development and Small Business Committee. First mentioned by Governor Whitmer during her State of the State address, the...
Senate Republicans Introduce Economic Plan

Senate Republicans Introduce Economic Plan

Members of the Senate Republican Caucus introduced legislation this week they state will lead to economic growth in Michigan. Key Points of the proposal: Reenact Right to Work laws. Disallow Michigan from making state regulations that are stricter than federal...
New Defense Office Announced

New Defense Office Announced

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the creation of the Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation (ODAI), aimed at growing the state’s defense and aerospace industries. Key Points: ODAI will build on the Michigan Defense Center, increasing awareness of...