Historic Lame Duck Session Includes More Money For Roads

This year’s lame duck session saw more bills passed than any previous lame duck period in Michigan’s history.  As the state prepares to swear in a new Governor on January 1st, Republicans in the legislature feverishly passed legislation that has been on their wish...

2018 Lame Duck Legislative Update

Paid Sick Time Legislation Moves In Lame Duck The bi-annual ‘lame duck’ session began in the legislature this week. Every two years between Election Day and the end of the year when new lawmakers are sworn into office, current legislators scramble to pass last minute...

The End of Lame Duck 2014: A Breakdown of the Final Results

A multi-layered proposal to raise $1.2 billion for roads was approved by the House and Senate early this morning. Although MITA was let down not to resolve the transportation funding issue through a pure legislative fix, the proposal is a seismic shift on a number of...

Use The Final Three Weeks of Lame Duck To Reach Out!

Immediately following Thanksgiving, the Michigan Legislature will have exactly three weeks in which to finish state business before the holidays. At the top of the list is road funding. The Michigan House of Representatives must now take up the Senate-passed version...