McCall Hamilton Advocacy and Public Affairs

Updates from the Capitol

Sep 19-30, 2022

  • Albert Resigns as Appropriations Chair, Elections Deal Struck
  • Whitmer Appoints Members to School Safety and Mental Health Commission
  • Pharmacists in Michigan Now Able to Prescribe Birth Control
  • Whitmer Creates Center for Data and Analytics

Sep 5-16, 2022

  • Board of Canvassers Certify Voting and Abortion Ballot Measures
  • Court of Claims Rules 1931 Abortion Law is Unconstitutional
  • Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice McCormack Announces Retirement
  • Governor Signs Inflation Reduction Act Directive
  • Muskegon Prosecutor to Lead Election Fraud Investigation
  • House Fiscal Agency Issues August Revenue Report

Aug 22-Sep 2, 2022

  • Dixon Chooses Hernandez as Lt. Governor, MI GOP Supports
  • Board of Canvassers Deadlock on Promote the Vote and Reproductive Freedom for All Ballot Initiatives
  • Court Rules No-Fault Changes Not Retroactive
  • Whitmer Kidnap Plotters Found Guilty
  • State Expands Access to Birth Control

Aug 8-19, 2022

  • Judge Extends Preliminary Injunction to Block Enforcement of 1931 Law
  • Special Prosecutor Asked to Take on Voter Tabulator Investigation
  • Let MI Kids Learn Ballot Initiative Submits Signatures
  • Fiscal Agencies Release July Revenue Report
  • House Primary Race Heads for a Recount
  • Federal Judge Declares Mistrial in Flint Water Trial
  • Michigan Sees Drop in Unemployment Rate
  • MDHHS Creates Regional Health Advisory Councils
  • Whitmer Tests Positive for COVID

Jul 25-Aug 5, 2022

  • Michigan’s Primary Election Results
  • Michigan’s 1931 Abortion Ban Law Injunction Remains in Place
  • Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
  • Michigan Supreme Court Rules on Juvenile Life Sentences
  • Whitmer Issues Gun Safety Directive
  • Michigan Unemployment Numbers Increase
  • Judge Grants Employers Time to Implement Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Time Laws
  • Michigan Sees Credit Rating Increase