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.
The U.S. Department of Education has made a $25 – $30 million claim against Detroit Public Schools for using federal grant funds designed to go toward teacher pensions for other purposes, DPS emergency Manager Steven Rhodes reported to Treasurer Nick Khouri earlier this week.