Category: Advocacy

Minimum Wage Increase & Paid Sick Leave Mandate Passed by Legislature

On September 5, 2018, the Michigan House and Senate passed Initiative Proposals 3 and 4 which will respectively raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by the year 2022, and require all employers to provide at least 5 days worth of paid sick…

Large Events Bill Too Narrow For Rural Michigan

Another proposed bill. Another proposed bill weighted against Northern Michigan. Senate Bill 1068 (Sen. Ken Horn, R – Frankenmuth) would create a Large Special Event Fund in the state treasury with the goal of allowing local and regional Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) to…

2018 Virtual Candidate Forum

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 2018 VIRTUAL CANDIDATE FORUM For Immediate Release: Virtual Candidate Forum for Aug. 7 Primary Launched TRAVERSE CITY, MI ­­– Candidates for several local, state and federal offices across Northwest Michigan are highlighted in the 2018 Virtual Candidate Forum available now…

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