July 23 -- Immigration
Sign-up today for your complimentary subscription to the State Net Capitol Journal to stay up-to-date on the latest news from America’s statehouses.
Editor: Rich Ehisen
Associate Editor: Korey Clark
Editorial Advisor: Lou Cannon
Contributing Editor: Mary Anne Peck
Graphic Design: Vanessa Perez Design
Ideas and suggestions are always welcome. Please let us know how we can improve your newsletter! We welcome your feedback..
State Net Sign-on Page
State Net Product Page
HomeSpotlight Story | Bird’s Eye View | Budget & Taxes | Politics & Leadership | Governors | Hot Issues | Once Around the Statehouse Lightly
MI Governor Signs HB 5638
MICHIGAN Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signs HB 5638 , which streamlines the process for obtaining approval for large groundwater withdrawals. The new process gives the state Department of Environmental Quality 20 days to review submitted...
Michigan Governor Signs Trio of Bills
MICHIGAN Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signs a trio of bills that collectively allow electric bicycles on Wolverine State nature trails. The measures are: HB 4781 , which determines which kinds of electric bicycles can...
Environment in MI
MICHIGAN Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signs HB 5120 , which requires municipal water systems, upon learning their water has exceeded the federal “action level” for lead, to notify the public within three business days. The previous...
Environment in MI
MICHIGAN Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signs a trio of bills addressing poaching: SBs 244, 245 and 246, which collectively increase fines and jail time for killing certain game and protected species (MICHIGAN GOVERNOR’S OFFICE).
OHIO , MICHIGAN and the Canadian province of ONTARIO announce an agreement to reduce the amount of phosphorus entering Lake Erie’s western basin. Phosphorus is a key cause of algal blooms known to cause fish die-offs and other serious problems in...