Bad News: PA 54 Amendment Likely to Pass Senate This Week
The League needs your help. House Bill 5097 is on the Michigan Senate agenda this week, and it will likely pass overwhelmingly. The governor is supportive and is expected to sign this legislation. The bill would exempt police and fire from Public Act 54 so they can receive retroactive pay increases after a contract expires. The League strongly opposes this bill due to the detrimental financial implications for our communities. We urge you to call your state senators today demanding they VOTE NO on HB 5097. The vote is expected as early as today. Read more.
The League's New Book Highights Placemaking Success Stories
"The Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities," goes beyond placemaking as a concept to offer real-world examples of economic drivers and agents of social and cultural change in Michigan's own backyard. They represent some of the many place-based catalysts that can spark transformational changes that revitalize a community, with tangible payoffs. Get details and ordering information.