• Reports from counties show growing veto crisis
    Reports from counties show growing veto crisis
    As county leaders digest the budget vetoes from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the fiscal implications only keep growing for county governments and the residents they serve. …

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  • Counties face $60M hit in flurry of vetoes from governor
    Counties face $60M hit in flurry of vetoes from governor
    In an unprecedented move, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday issued 147 line-item vetoes in the FY20 budget, affecting more than $947 million in state spending. …

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  • Podcast 83 team talks budget vetoes, 4-year board term bills
    Podcast 83 team talks budget vetoes, 4-year board term bills
    “A mess”; “ugly” “lead balloon”; “unprecedented”; “big trouble.” Those words, and many more, were used today (Oct. 1) by the Podcast 83 team as they discussed the effects on Michigan counties in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s flurry of line-item vetoes …

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  • Jail and Pretrial Task Force briefed on arrest trends
    Jail and Pretrial Task Force briefed on arrest trends
    Despite falling arrests, particularly among young people, tens of thousands of people in Michigan are still arrested for low-level charges …

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  • Scenes from the 2019 Michigan Counties Annual Conference
    Scenes from the 2019 Michigan Counties Annual Conference
    More than 400 county officials, speakers and others gathered at the Grand Traverse Resort Aug. 18-20 for the 2019 Annual Conference …

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  • Michigan Supreme Court rejects Cameron case threatening court costs
    Michigan Supreme Court rejects Cameron case threatening court costs
    A legal challenge to Michigan’s law on local court costs was turned aside this week by the Michigan Supreme Court. … This decision removes an immediate threat to a key source of funds for Michigan’s trial court system, whose operations constitute the largest unfunded mandate on counties. But legislative action is needed soon to establish a stable funding structure for our courts. …

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

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