MRA’s legislative reception a success
Last week, Michigan Retailers Association held its annual legislative reception and had great turnout from legislators and lawmakers. This year we had 39 legislators attend and nearly 100 attendees overall.
Committee okays legislation to exempt some from UI taxes
The Senate Reforms, Restructuring, and Reinventing Committee reported out legislation (HB 4958) that would exempt employers from paying unemployment insurance taxes on H2B workers and J1 workers who are not eligible for unemployment benefits.
Gov. Snyder calls for state action on Main Street Fairness
We have great news to report: Governor Snyder publicly stated his support for the legislature to take up Main Street Fairness legislation.
Comprehensive recycling push begins
The state’s comprehensive recycling workgroup met yesterday and received DEQ Director Dan Wyant’s proposal. His plan was based on feedback from several meetings and only takes the first step toward establishing more recycling opportunities in Michigan,
Happy New Year!
The legislature began its regular session on January 8. MRA’s Government Affairs News will continue on a regular, biweekly basis until the summer break.
State of the State mostly a recap