Legislative Link
August 16, 2011
Save the Date

Trinity of Management Training
With Ernesto Sirolli
September 7-9, 2011

Going into Labor – The Essentials of Michigan’s New Labor Laws
September 22, 2011

League Convention
October 4-7, Grand Rapids

The Buzz

Traverse City Joins the Lip Dub Video Craze
You Tube, 7/29/11

What's New

Find Your Community in the League's Music Video!
YouTube, 7/18/11

Grants & Projects

Wood Energy Preliminary Assessment Grants

Michigan Humanities Council Grants/Events

MI Housing Community Development Funds

Federal Brownfield Funding

Related Links

RFP Sharing Service

21c3 Website

League’s PA 312 Webpage

MI Legislature

MI Senate

MI House of Reps


Governor to Attend League's Annual Convention in October in Grand Rapids  snyder

The Michigan Municipal League is pleased to announce that Governor Rick Snyder will attend the League’s Annual Convention taking place in October in Grand Rapids. Read more at the League’s Inside 208 blog. Contact Matt Bach, mbach@mml.org.  MORE>

State Affairs Update

capitolTipping Fees, Medical Claims Package Pass Through Committee – On August 10, the House Appropriations Committee passed SB 449(S-2) 17-2 with seven members electing to pass with their vote. This bill would increase tipping fees from 7 cents to 12 cents per cubic yard beginning October 1. Read more at the League’s Inside 208 blog. Contact Jason Mancini, jmancini@mml.org.


Vendor Presentation Sessions Offer Indepth Tips on Key Municipal Issues

80/20 on Top of Legislature's To-Do List 

MDOT Announces 2013 Federal Program Application Deadlines

Federal Update
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Michigan Congressmen Camp and Upton Appointed to Deficit Supercommittee – House Speaker John Boehner has appointed both Congressman Dave Camp of Midland and Fred Upton of St. Joseph to serve on the deficit supercommittee established by the debt-ceiling deal. Read more at the League’s Inside 208 blog.  Contact Arnold Weinfeld, aweinfeld@mml.org. MORE>

Congress on Recess, Time to Tell Your Story!

Deal Ends FAA Partial Shutdown

Federal Gas Tax Set to Expire

Senator Boxer Introduces "MAP-21" Transportation Funding Proposal

Federal Grant Opportunities

Transportation Funding Cut 34% Under Proposed House Bill

Rural Development Solid Waste Grants Available

21st Century Communities

zeelandMichigan Main Street Program Seeks Communities – This program is now accepting applications from communities for their 2012 Associate Level trainings. The Associate Level is the first step in a three-tier training program in the fundamentals of downtown revitalization. Read more at the League’s 21c3 blog. Contact Arnold Weinfeld, aweinfeld@mml.org. MORE>

Michigan Green Communities Invest in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Economic Gardening Workshops

Bicycle Infrastructure and Collaboration Grants Available

Walkability Rankings Published



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