Month: February 2019

Sen. Mike Shirkey is MRA’s 2018 Legislator of the Year

Amy Drumm presents Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey with the 2018 Legislator of the Year award. (Photo by Patrick D. Kerwin)


State Senator Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) is in his second and final term in the Michigan Senate, where he was recently elected Senate Majority Leader by his Republican colleagues for the next four years.

Jeweler Becky Beauchine Kulka: Keen instincts and ‘luck in life’

New MRA board chair talks about her retail evolution


As Becky Beauchine Kulka looks back on 30 years as a Michigan jeweler, she laughs at her modest beginnings,

March 2 OSHA deadline coming up

Some of the filing requirements for OSHA have been dropped, but some employers still face a March 2 filing deadline.

March 2 is the deadline for electronically reporting the 300A data for employers with peak employment between 20 and 249 workers during the previous calendar year.