The Michigan Association of Timbermen is a non-profit trade association,
representing the forest products industry of Michigan. Founded in 1972, MAT has
provided effective representation of Michigan's forestry community, including those
who grow, harvest and process forest products.
With 17 days to go before the November 8 election, campaign television advertisements are increasing in crucial House districts. Republicans are attempting to link their opponents to “Obamacare” and higher taxes. Democrats are focusing on GOP candidates allegedly working to benefit corporations, special interests and votes for the $134 million Capitol View Senate office building.
Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Transportation Department has briefed Senate Republicans on a proposal to change PA 51, the state’s road funding formula. The current formula was established in Public Act of 1951. It provides 39 percent of state dollars to counties, 39 percent to state roads and 22 percent to city and village roads.