Category: Budget

Highlights From Governor Whitmer’s FY 20 Budget Proposal

Governor’s Road funding proposal Issue: Experts claim that Michigan is still not allocating enough resources to its transportation infrastructure, primarily roads and bridges, despite a recent gas tax and license fee increase, and $600 million more being allocated from the state’s general fund. Proposal:…

The Busiest Week In Alliance History?

On February 12, 2019, hours before Michigan’s 49th Governor Gretchen Whitmer was set to give her first State of the State address, hearty members of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance braved a treacherous winter drive to Lansing to host the Governor’s executive office staff…

Where Did We Provide The Most Value In 2018?

The 2017-2018 legislative session wrapped up in torrid, historic fashion. Over 400 bills, a state record, were passed and signed into law by the  time the Lame Duck session concluded and the 2017-18 Legislature came to a close on December 31st. The Northern Michigan…

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