The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance kicked off its 2018 legislative efforts with a successful trip to Lansing for Gov. Rick Snyder’s final State of the State address (Alliance members pictured with Gov. Snyder – from left David Miller (Cadillac Chamber), Kent Wood (NM Chamber Alliance), Gov. Rick Snyder, Stacie Bytwork (Manistee Chamber), Carlin Smith (Petoskey Regional Chamber), Paige Smith (Petoskey)).
The two-day trip included meetings with Gov. Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and their staffs, and sessions with representatives of the State Department of Environmental Quality, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Alliance members also gathered in Traverse City in February to finalize its legislative priorities for 2018. Click here to review the report.