Recent Updates

Support for Part-time Legislation

According to a statewide poll, more than half of Michigan voters support a ballot proposal that changes Michigan’s full time-legislature to a part-time body. The survey, from the Lambert, Edwards and Associates public relations firm, shows 53 percent of 600 likely voters support the switch, with only 30 percent opposing …

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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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