Michigan Aggregates Association

Legislative Bulletins

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MAA Legislative Update at Toledo Beach Marina

On June 15, 2017, MAA held a Legislative Update on the docks of the Toledo Beach Marina. Topics included updates on the current political climate as well as long term political strategies. A few of the items discussed were: • 2018 State of Michigan Budget • MAA’s involvement with the Governor’s “Good Jobs for Michigan…


Support the MAA PAC

It’s common knowledge that there is more money being spent in politics today than ever before. With so much “big money” in today’s political theatre, how can individuals still have a voice in the political process? One of the best ways to make sure your voice is heard is to contribute to a political action…


2017 Legislative Affairs Meeting & Walleye Fishing

Please mark your calendars for a MAA legislative affairs update meeting scheduled to take place June 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the Toledo Beach Marina (11840 Toledo Beach Rd, La Salle, Michigan). Topics will include an update on the current political climate as well as long term political strategies. We will also discuss the…

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Legislative Update – Sinkhole debate leads to GOP infighting

The $100m sinkhole in Macomb County has sparked serious public infighting within the GOP in Lansing.  Former Congresswoman turned Macomb County Works Commissioner Candice Miller asked the legislature for $3m to assist in paying for repairs.  However, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R – Holland) decided a $3m grant should instead be a $5m loan. …


MAA Chairman of the Board Receives Tribute from Michigan Legislature

On Monday, March 13, 2017, MAA Chairman of the Board, Rick Becker, received a special tribute from the Michigan legislature. The special tribute states the following: LET IT BE KNOW, That it is with great pleasure that we offer congratulation to Rick Becker upon his election as President of the Michigan Aggregates Association. Rick’s long…


Trump administration freezes new or pending regulations

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) reports that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus sent out a memo stating that new or pending regulations were frozen on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, shortly after President Trump’s inauguration, and that the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) recently approved workplace exams rule issued on Jan.…


House Committee Assignments

MAA is pleased to report that the Michigan House Committee assignments have been set. Click here to view the list of policy committee assignments Click here to view the list of appropriation committee assignments.


2016 Michigan House Election Unofficial Results

The results from the 2016 election are in and the Michigan House of Representatives remains firmly in control of the Republicans with a 63 – 47 margin.  On Thursday, the Republicans elected Representative Tom Leonard to be the next Speaker of the House, Lee Chatfield to be the next Speaker Pro Tem and Dan Lauwers as…


Preview of Lame Duck Schedule