Legislative Link
August 9, 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


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

The legislation that would change the way public employers pay for health care, SB 7, is likely to be tackled quickly on August 24, the next legislative session date.  Read more at the League’s Inside 208 blog.  Contact Samantha Harkins, sharkins@mml.org.. MORE>

State Affairs Update

capitolVendor Presentation Sessions Offer Indepth Tips on Key Municipal Issues – The League has added a new feature to the Annual Convention this year: Vendor Presentation Sessions, in which business professionals will offer insights into their areas of expertise. MORE>

EVIP Training August 16

League Staffer Chosen to be Part of Snyder Advisory Committee on Liquor Control Rules

Michigan Association of Mayors Summer Workshop Registration Now Available!

MDOT Announces 2013 Federal Program Application Deadlines

Federal Update
us capitol

Congress on Recess. Time to Tell Your Story! Congress has finally begun its summer recess, and with it comes the opportunity for local officials to meet with their congressional representatives. The League urges you to schedule a meeting and use that time to stress the value of how federal dollars have worked to improve the quality of life for residents in your community...in their district! Read more at the League’s Inside 208 blog.  Contact Arnold Weinfeld, aweinfeld@mml.org. MORE>

Deal Ends FAA Partial Shutdown

Senator Boxer Introduces "MAP-21" Transportation Funding Proposal

Federal Grant Opportunities

Elimination of COPS Program Funding

Transportation Funding Cut 34% Under Proposed House Bill

Homeland Security Budget Slashed

Support CDBG!

Rural Development Solid Waste Grants Available

21st Century Communities

zeelandUS EDA Seeks Input on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Grant Program   – Earlier this summer HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan visited Detroit to announce the Strong Cities, Strong Communities program, a multi-departmental White House effort to invest in urban economic development strategies. Read more at the League’s 21c3 blog.  Contact Luke Forrest, lforrest@mml.org. MORE>

Complete Streets FAQ Posted

Economic Gardening Workshops

Bicycle Infrastructure and Collaboration Grants Available

Walkability Rankings Published

Transportation, Livability and Public Perceptions

"Third Places" Are For Rural Communities Too!

Sirolli Entrepreneur Training Available



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