Lame duck session churning along at full speed
Two weeks down, two weeks to go. Legislators returned after the election for four weeks of session before the end of the year that is known as lame duck session.
Michigan’s still a purple state
It’s official, Michigan voters shifted the political landscape in the state from a reddish-purple to a darker blue purple last night. Democrats won big in statewide races but failed to flip control of the legislature.
Legislature breaks for summer campaign season
After a flurry of last-minute activity, legislators headed home last week. They will be home for most of the summer and will return after Labor Day.
Senate committee talks data breaches
The Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee recently heard testimony on data security legislation that MRA staunchly opposes and will hold a second hearing this week.
Despite the snow and ice, it’s spring in Michigan
This update covers the tail end of the March session prior to the legislature’s two-week spring break and legislators’ first week back in regular session.