Michigan Business and City Leaders Urge Bipartisan Solutions to Fix State’s Infrastructure

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan business and groups representing Michigan’s municipalities urged the Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to work together to make fixing Michigan’s infrastructure a priority at a news conference Tuesday at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Today marks the first day of the Detroit Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference that will be attended by […]

It’s Time for the Legislature to Fix Michigan’s Infrastructure

The following statement from Lance Binoniemi, vice president of government affairs for the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, provides reaction to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “State of the State” call to fix the Michigan’s aging and crumbling infrastructure.   “Michigan voters are waiting and watching to see if the 100th state Legislature will finally pass a real […]

OE 324 Leaders Falsely Claim that MITA Rejected an Agreement to Restart Road Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Nystrom, Executive VP Sept. 20, 2018 OE 324 Leaders Falsely Claim that MITA Rejected an Agreement to Restart Road Work “The Union Leaders are Flat out Lying” This statement is from Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA). Nystrom is commenting on a false media statement issued […]

MITA, National Guard Working on How to Bring National Guard in to Restart Road Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   Contact:  Mike Nystrom, Executive VP September 21, 2018                                                                                               MITA, National Guard Working on How to Bring National Guard in to Restart Road Projects   This statement is from Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA). Nystrom is commenting on discussions now underway between MITA and the […]

MITA, National Guard Working on How to Bring National Guard in to Restart Road Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   Contact:  Mike Nystrom, Executive VP September 21, 2018                                                                                                 MITA, National Guard Working on How to Bring National Guard in to Restart Road Projects   This statement is from Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA). Nystrom is commenting on discussions now underway between MITA and […]

MITA Comments on the Defensive Lockout of Operating Engineers, Local 324

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact: Mike Nystrom, Executive Vice President August 31, 2018                                                           MITA Comments on the Defensive Lockout of Operating Engineers, Local 324    The following statement is from Michael Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), commenting on the union’s refusal to hold a single meeting to discuss a […]