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  • Budget deal restores millions that aid basic county services
    Budget deal restores millions that aid basic county services
    Legislative action on Wednesday to restore approximately $60 million in vetoed state funding for key county services was encouraging, said MAC’s executive director. …

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  • MAC Action Center. As a MAC member your voice matters, be heard today!
    MAC Action Center. As a MAC member your voice matters, be heard today!
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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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  • 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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  • One-third of commissioners respond to MAC member survey
    One-third of commissioners respond to MAC member survey
    In late spring, MAC asked county commissioners to respond to a survey so we could answer the question, “Who are Michigan’s county commissioners?” MAC received 205 responses from 622 county commissioners as part of this effort. Based on these results, commissioners are …

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  • Counties join with state, Pew to identify best practices for jail populations, pretrial release
    Counties join with state, Pew to identify best practices for jail populations, pretrial release
    Michigan’s 83 counties helped announce an innovative partnership with the state of Michigan and a national nonpartisan research group April 17 to use data to identify best practices for jails. …

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Gov. Whitmer pitches road funding plan to MAC Legislative Conference

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