February floods: Retailers deal with insurance issues, loss of records and inventory

By John Schneider

Jeff Johnson was in Marquette on Feb. 21, watching his grandson compete in a ski race, when he got word that disaster was about to strike his business back home in Lansing.

Retail pop-up stores help entrepreneurs test ideas

By Rick Haglund

Downtown Muskegon was slowly revitalizing, years after the failed Muskegon Mall was demolished. But a crucial commercial element was missing.

“Retail wasn’t coming downtown as fast as we’d like,” City Clerk Ann Meisch said.

How does a bill become a law?

bill to law chart

How do we develop new legislation? Let’s describe the process – and the important role MRA members play.


The process to change or make a new law really starts with you.