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Legislative Info Now Available to All

Michigan residents will now be able to stay more informed about how legislation changes throughout the committee process. As the state celebrates Sunshine Week, a national initiative to educate the public about the importance of open government, House Speaker Jase Bolger announced yesterday that amendments and bill substitutes adopted by …

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DNR Releases 5-Year Forest Plan

The Department of Natural Resources has released its latest five-year plan for managing and protecting Michigan’s forest resources. Keys to the plan are sustainability, both of the forests and the program funding. The plan covers 2014-2018 and calls for updating technology used to lay out timber sales and to find …

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New MI Veterans Program

Michigan will be one of three states to pilot a new program by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce encouraging businesses to hire veterans. The All Star Vet States program, run through the Chamber’s Hiring Our Heroes program, allows states to highlight their efforts to encourage veteran employment. Governor Snyder says …

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