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Lame duck recap

Legislature wraps up, heads home for the year

Around 8 a.m. Friday morning the legislature wrapped up a marathon four weeks of lame duck session – the longest in Michigan history.

Dearborn Sausage Company: In his own words

Dearborn Sausage Company, located just outside of Detroit, was founded in 1946 by Victor Kosch. Victor immigrated from Hungary, where he grew up in an orphanage, to pursue the American Dream.

Top 3 items we’re watching in lame duck

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.

MRP applauds introduction of bills to improve recycling

The Michigan Recycling Partnership applauds state Reps. Lilly, Cole, Rendon, Bellino, and LaFave for introducing HB 65326536, legislation to improve Michigan’s recycling rate by eliminating the dual-stream system.

Election recap: Michigan’s still a purple state

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.

Wahmhoff Farms Nursery: In his own words

Christmas comes year-round at Wahmhoff Farms Nursery located in Gobles, west of Kalamazoo. The holiday is strategically planned years in advance. Owners Dan and Ken, along with siblings Betsy and Tom,

2018 Friends of Retail

Get ready to vote on Tuesday, August 7

One of the best and easiest ways to make your voice heard is to vote for candidates who have a record of supporting retail.

Kean’s Store Company owner Teresa Wren of Mason: In her own words

When Gus and Fern Kean opened Kean’s Store Company in 1928 the floor space reflected a third of the 17,000 square feet today. What started as a Five and Dime has grown into Mason’s oldest continuously operating business specializing in gifts,

Supreme Court delivers major retail victory!

WAYFAIR V. SOUTH DAKOTA – A MAJOR RETAIL VICTORY

After 26 years and 37 states passing Main Street Fairness laws, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 yesterday allows states to require online,