In early March, Governor Whitmer announced her first state budget proposal.
The 2018 lame duck legislative session has moved at a record pace. More than 300 bills were introduced since the midterm elections on November 6th. Lame duck sessions are often used by corporate lobbyists and lame duck lawmakers, no longer accountable to their constituents, to push through wildly unpopular legislation in the final days of the year.
The 2020 Great Lakes Awards Ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19.