Smoking Ban

Michigan’s Smoke Free Air Law

As of May 1, 2010, smoking is generally prohibited in Michigan public places, places of employment and food service establishments.  Exceptions have been made for cigar bars and tobacco specialty stores and for gambling areas of casinos if in existence on May 1, 2010.  Here you will find more detailed information about the law, its exemptions, frequently asked questions, tools for communities to prepare for the law, and tobacco dependence treatment information for business and citizens.


Hot Topic! League Explains Supportive Housing Properties

Before 2008, many multi-site nonprofit charitable housing groups qualified for local property tax exemptions under Michigan statute. Things changed . . .

Extended Unemployment Benefits Information

The State of Michigan explains the rights and responsibilities of the Extended Benefits Program and how it impacts Michigan's communities.

Resources to Manage Swine Flu Outbreaks

These official resources to help local governments manage Swine Flu outbreaks were provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What You Need to Know About the 2010 U.S. Census

This is the 2010 Census FIRST Field Operation. Census employees will be canvassing Michigan for the next six-eight weeks. Here's what you need to know.

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