Media Coverage

Each year the League's Capital Conference is closely watched by the media, generating a great deal of buzz for the key issues that matter to local officials across the state. Here is a sampling of the press coverage from this year's event. It's a list that keeps growing for many days following the Conference so check back often for updates.

Lansing-area fire initiative honored in Michigan Municipal League Contest

Capital Gains,4/2/2014

In-Depth mlive article: Michigan Revenue Sharing ‘Raid’ Cost Cities Billions, 3/30/2014

UTICA: Noonan: Proposed revenue sharing increase is 'good start'

SourceNewspaper 3/27/2014

Bright future for Baraga Avenue

Upper Michigan Source, 3/27/2014

Lansing-area fire study in running for state (Community Excellence) Award

Lansing State Journal, 3/25/2014

Complementary bike program nets Cadillac MML award

Cadillac News, 3/26/2014

Bike Cadillac Program Nominated for (Community Excellence) Award

MiNews 26 Cable 13, 3/25/2014

Loss in state revenue sharing leaves Melvindale in a hole
Southgate News Herald, 3/25/2014

Dearborn significantly impacted by missed revenue sharing

Dearborn Press & Guide, 3/24/2014

City manager receives Outstanding Service Award from Michigan Municipal League

The Ogemaw County Herald

Michgian cities slam state for holding onto $6.2 billion

Detroit News

Michigan’s $6.2 billion raid on revenue sharing? See how much local communities lost since 2003 statewide

Wyandotte’s deficit tied to decline in state revenue sharing

The News Heard, the Voice of Downriver

Revenue sharing could have kept Lincoln Park out of financial crisis, officials say

The News Heard, the Voice of Downriver

Macomb cities lost more than $100 million due to state cuts

Macomb Daily Tribune

Michigan Municipal League says Legislature diverted funding; Midland loses $10.9 million

Midland Daily News

Our View: State turning corner on revenue sharing

Midland Daily News editorial

Report says Flint lost out on nearly $55 million in revenue sharing in last decade

Flint Journal/

Six things Flint could have paid for with $55 million in revenue sharing

Flint Journal/

Michigan Cities contend lost $6.2 billion in lost revenue

Metro Times, Detroit








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