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Governor Appoints/Reappoints NRC Members in New Year

January 7th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Among his first acts of 2013, Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Louise Klarr, of Bloomfield, and reappointed Tim Nichols, of Cadillac, to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission. As we recently reported, Commissioner Tim Nichols was recently replaced as Chairman of the NRC by Commissioner J.R. Richardson, however his intent was to remain on the NRC […]

Governor Appoints/Reappoints NRC Members in New Year

MUCC: Gearing Up for 2013 Policy Resolutions

January 4th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC’s Annual Regional Meetings are coming up in February and this is your chance to help set MUCC’s policies and priorities. Get your resolutions ready! MUCC’s membership establishes the organization’s policies and priorities each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June through resolutions that come from MUCC members, clubs, districts, regions or board of directors. […]

MUCC: Gearing Up for 2013 Policy Resolutions

New Law Exempts Some Nonprofit Fundraising Purchases from Sales Tax

January 4th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Senate Bill 1337, signed into law over the holidays, extends the sales tax exemption for nonprofit organizations to items purchased for fundraising purposes, up to a limit of $5,000 per item. Under the previous law, only items purchased to further the mission of the organization were exempt from state sales tax. This bipartisan bill, introduced by […]

New Law Exempts Some Nonprofit Fundraising Purchases from Sales Tax

Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Package Signed Into Law

January 3rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Over the holidays, Governor Snyder (through Lt. Gov. Brian Calley) signed into law the Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps (MCCC) bill package, which revitalizes the program to encourage college students to stay in Michigan while earning valuable natural resources experience providing on-the-ground conservation work. The bills, SB 1261-1265, were sponsored by Senators Geoff Hansen, Phil Pavlov, […]

Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Package Signed Into Law

MUCC Applauds Governor Snyder for Signing Wolf Bill

January 2nd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Happy New Year! It was for us when we learned over the holidays that Governor Snyder signed SB 1350 to grant the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) the authority to establish a wolf hunting season in Michigan. Governor Snyder signed the bill on Friday, December 28, 2012. It establishes wolves as a game animal, but does […]

MUCC Applauds Governor Snyder for Signing Wolf Bill

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