The Legislative LINK is your weekly E-newsletter from the Michigan Municipal League. It's your main source for all the latest updates on key public policy matters as they develop, and critical alerts on the actions you need to take to protect your community's best interest. The LINK is a powerful tool as we work together in shaping the future of our state. Just click on the headlines that interest you.
League Encourages State to Put Surplus Toward Restoring Revenue Sharing
A report saying the state of Michigan has nearly $400 million has the Michigan Municipal League requesting that the state use some of that surplus to restore massive cuts made to local revenue sharing. A consensus report released on May 15, 2013 by state economists shows that revenues for the current fiscal year are $396.9 million higher than expected for the general fund for the current 2012-13 fiscal year.
Senate Considers Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans
House Local Government Holds Hearing on Blight Package
Bills to Exempt Detroit Zoo and DIA Millages from Tax Capture Pass Senate Committee
Bill to Regulate Digital Billboards Moves Out of House Transportation Committee
Senate Finance Takes Up WPW Fix
Fifth Round of US DOT Tiger Grants: Application Process Announced
Information for Applying for Cops Hiring and Community Policing Programs Available
21ST CENTURY COMMUNITIES
How Marquette Is Using Placemaking to Develop a Thriving Community
Time for a Reality Check
Bridge Magazine Series Highlights Michigan Cities Financial Plight
Creating Vibrant Communities Through Civic Engagement and Placemaking
Michigan State University and East Lansing: A Close Working Partnership
Sault Ste. Marie Builds Sense of Place Through Creative Partnerships
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