Gov’t Affairs News: commuter withholding, minimum wage increase, overtime and more

Government Affairs News update survey

MRA sends Government Affairs News updates out every other Friday while the legislature is in session. In an effort to make these updates more effective for MRA members,

Michigan retailers predict positive holiday season

LANSING – Michigan retailers are forecasting a positive holiday season, with their sales rising by an average of 2.1 percent over last year, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Gov’t Affairs News: plastic bags, pseudoephedrine limits and more

Legislature on break for most of October/November

Following three, short weeks of fall session, legislators will mostly be home in their districts through the November 8 election. The Senate has three scheduled session days,