• MAC sets legislative priorities for 2023

    Open Meetings Act, Revenue Sharing Trust Fund top priorities list

    Each year, MAC establishes legislative priorities for the upcoming year. These items are based on input and feedback from our membership and center around the more pressing issues our counties are facing. …


  • See the December 2022 edition of Michigan Counties

    Counties confront hiring crisis

    In our December Cover Story, learn how counties from Marquette to Kent are dealing with a hiring and retention crisis that has bedeviled local governments across the nation. …


  • Three Michigan counties picked for national opioid abatement effort

    Three Michigan counties picked for national opioid abatement effort

    Three counties in Michigan have been chosen to participate in the NACo Opioid Solutions Leadership Network, a cohort of 30 county leaders from around the country focused on opioid abatement strategies for settlement funding. …


  • Opioid Settlement Resource Center

    Resources for counties

    A new digital resource page is designed to aid county leaders in plotting out their public health strategies funded by county shares of the national opioid settlement. Among the features of the new page are: • An overview of the opioid crisis and the national settlement • Numerous general resources on how counties could deploy their funds to maximize public health • Links to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services webinar recordings …


  • Ponstein becomes MAC's 114th Board president; 3 new members join MAC Board

    Ponstein of Kent now leads MAC Board

    Stan Ponstein of Kent County was installed as MAC’s new Board president during the 2022 Annual Conference in St. Clair County Sept. 18-20. Ponstein will lead a Board with three new members from Clinton, Macomb and Oakland Counties …


  • BCBC

Welcome to MAC (Michigan Association of Counties)
Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan. MAC is the counties’ voice at the state and federal level, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.

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Podcast 83 is a regular look at the news, stories and trends related to Michigan’s 83 counties.


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