The Michigan Association of Timbermen
Posted on 12.02.2016 Under Legislative

Legislative Report for MAT

Judy Augenstein, Legislative Consultant

December 2016

The “Lame Duck” session is in full swing as close to 60 – 100 bills are set daily for debate on the House calendar as the 43 lame duck legislators wind down their six years in Lansing and take the final votes for their House legislative career—a sad, sad time as many have become friends to our industry and to me personally.
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Posted on 11.28.2016 Under Legislative

Legislative Report for MAT

Judy Augenstein, Legislative Consultant

November 2016

Republicans will control state government for two more years, enabling Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature to continue enacting their agenda and leaving Democrats to regroup after another election setback.  At the top of the GOP’s priority list includes for the “Lame Duck” legislative session is public employees’ retirement benefits.
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