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Online State of Michigan Resources

Ever wondered how to contact the governor’s office? Or wanted to see where the lastest MDOT project is taking place? Do you need tips or ideas for your next Pure Michigan vacation? Or want to pay your vehicle registration online? The state of Michigan has a plethora of online resources available to residents, just a…

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Michigan ranks in Top 10 for engineering careers

Michigan is home to the eighth-most engineering careers in the nation Michigan’s unemployment rate has declined for the third consecutive month, and we are now at pre-recession levels. One reason for our unemployment turnaround is due to the growing number of engineering career opportunities popping up throughout the state. According to EngineerJobs.com, Michigan companies are currently seeking candidates…

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Electoral College reform: Debunking the myths and rumors

Since being introduced last week, there have been a lot of rumors and half-truths regarding House Bill 5974, a proposal to more fairly distribute Michigan’s Electoral College vote. Some valid concerns have been raised and are already being addressed, but there have also been highly sensationalized declarations about the bill as well. In this post, we’ll…

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Are you ready for winter?

Winter has decided to make an early appearance here in Michigan, making it all the more important for residents across the state to make emergency preparedness a priority. Severe winter weather poses health and safety concerns. Whether it’s freezing pipes, stalled cars, potential propane shortages or power outages, the key is to be prepared for…

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#FF: House Rs lead prison reforms

In this week’s #FollowFriday, we review a package to reform prison sentencing and improve outcomes for Michiganders   Rep. Joe Haveman, R-Holland, is eager to get the legislative ball rolling on prison reform to improve the state’s sentencing guidelines. Aiming to reduce recidivism in the Great Lake State, he has been examining how to keep offenders out…

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Investing more in roads

Over the past four years, House Republicans have worked to make road funding a priority. If you’re looking for proof of this dedication, you need look no further than the investments the House has made under Republican leadership. Since 2010, House Republicans have invested more than $870 million from existing resources in improving our state’s roads…

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Female entrepreneurs are rebuilding Detroit

Detroit has exited bankruptcy, and the future of the city has never looked brighter As Detroit quickly becomes both a vibrant cultural and business center once again, Michiganders — and now the rest of the country — can see the city is on the comeback. In fact, Fortune Magazine recently published a story highlighting the…

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This Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who serve

Today — and every Veterans Day — we honor the service of all U.S. military veterans. Nov. 11 is a day dedicated to remembering those who have protected our way of life in the past and thanking those who continue to protect our way of life now. But we must do more than just thank our Michigan service members…