The 2014 Olympics may be over, but gold, silver and bronze awards are still being handed out to a select group of Michigan communities. A total of 33 Michigan local governments were recognized for environmental leadership at the Michigan Green … Continue reading
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Will the Legislature Support the Governor’s Proposed Revenue Sharing/EVIP Budget? Governor Snyder recently proposed an additional 15% in funding for the statutory revenue sharing program, known currently as the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP). But with the additional funds comes … Continue reading
There was an excellent editorial in Thursday’s (Feb. 13, 2014) Lansing State Journal about the value of Michigan’s cities (aka placemaking: placemaking.mml.org) to our state’s economic recovery. You can read the editorial here but the LSJ is paid-based website so if you … Continue reading
Recently, the League unveiled our Partnership for Place policy agenda, proposing a partnership of action between the State and its municipalities to facilitate economic growth and develop places with a high quality of life, while using a regional approach to … Continue reading