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Oct 10, 2012, 12:00 ET

MAC Board of Directors Meeting with Governor Snyder

 The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) Board of Directors will participate in a meeting with Governor Rick Snyder on October 10th, to...

Feb 09, 2012, 16:06 ET

Michigan Counties Receive Cuts in Governor's Budget

Michigan Counties set to lose $42 million  During Governor Snyder's 2013 fiscal year budget report on Thursday it was recommended that...

Dec 06, 2011, 13:45 ET

Michigan Association of Counties Welcomes New Deputy Director

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) welcomes Steve Currie to its staff as Deputy Director. Currie will be responsible for organizational...

Oct 18, 2011, 11:09 ET

Michigan Helps Set National Priorities Affecting Rural America

Michigan county commissioners participated in the National Association of Counties' (NACo) Rural Action Caucus (RAC) annual meeting to establish...

Oct 12, 2011, 14:40 ET

NACo's Rural Action Caucus to Meet in Michigan

County officials from across the country will set priorities for rural America The Michigan Association of Counties and Tuscola County this...

Sep 26, 2011, 11:04 ET

MAC Board of Directors Welcomes New President and Commissioners

Hatchett First African American President of MAC Board The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) is proud to announce the 2011-2012 MAC Board of...

Sep 19, 2011, 07:00 ET

MAC Annual Conference to Cover Michigan's Pressing Topics

First African American Female Will Be Sworn In As M.A.C. President The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) will be hosting their 2011 Annual...

Feb 09, 2011, 15:03 ET

MAC Welcomes New Legislative Coordinator

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) welcomes Deena Bosworth to its staff as legislative coordinator. Bosworth will be responsible for...

Jan 31, 2011, 13:00 ET

Ben Bodkin Promoted to Director of Legislative Affairs for MAC

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) is proud to announce the advancement of Legislative Coordinator, Ben Bodkin, to director of legislative...

Aug 11, 2010, 10:03 ET

MAC Annual Summer Conference to Cover Michigan's Pressing Topics

Topics Such as Health Care Reform, Reducing County Costs to Be Discussed The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) will be hosting their 2010...

Jul 27, 2010, 17:17 ET

Local Government Advocates, Senators Deborah Cherry and Alan Cropsey, Honored by MAC

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) proudly announces the Friend of MAC Award to Senator Deborah Cherry and Senator Alan Cropsey for their...

Jun 16, 2010, 17:58 ET

House Passes 'Reform' Bills That Will Increase Costs

Local communities will experience greater cost exposure from binding arbitration expansion In an effort to reform a piece of legislation from...

May 13, 2010, 15:02 ET

M.A.C. Welcomes New Legislative Coordinator

The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) welcomes MoReno Taylor II to their staff as Legislative Coordinator. Taylor will be responsible for...

May 05, 2010, 17:31 ET

House Judiciary Hears Testimony at Unfunded Mandates Reform Hearing

Under legislation discussed today, the state would no longer be able to push down new costs to people in local communities for state...

Apr 06, 2010, 17:54 ET

M.A.C. Welcomes New Communications Coordinator

The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) welcomes Angela Minicuci to their staff as the new Communications Coordinator. Minicuci will be...

Feb 24, 2010, 16:54 ET

MAC Applauds Bishop and Dillon's Support of Mandates Commission Report

Citing an astonishing figure of $2.6 billion in 2009 for unfunded state mandated services conducted by local units of government, Senator Majority...

Sep 28, 2009, 12:43 ET

Counties Call on Governor and Legislature to Honor Promise to Counties

Proposed Revenue Sharing Cuts to Counties Would Break 2004 Agreement Michigan's Governor and Legislature have issued a proposal to slice...

Jun 16, 2009, 16:00 ET

Senate Votes to Slash Revenue Sharing, PILT

Action Will Severely Impact Local Services Today the Michigan Senate voted to reduce revenue sharing payments to local communities by over $90...

Feb 12, 2009, 16:12 ET

MAC Applauds Governor Granholm

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) applauds Governor Granholm for keeping her promise to counties by continuing to restore revenue sharing...

Jan 22, 2009, 16:30 ET

MAC Applauds the CSG Justice Center's Report

"Justice Reinvestment in Michigan" The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) supports the Council of State Governments' (CSG) Justice Center for...