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Legislative Bulletins
Friday, November 30, 2018
2018 Lame Duck Legislative Update »
Paid Sick Time Legislation Moves In Lame Duck The bi-annual ‘lame duck’ session began in the legislature this week....
Friday, October 12, 2018
Underground Investment Increases Coming From Washington, D.C. »
A bipartisan, bicameral proposal to increase investments into our water infrastructure has passed both chambers in Congres...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Roads & Bridges See More Money in 2019 Budget »
The state legislature finalized the 2018 – 2019 fiscal year budget this week, which begins on October 1 st .   ...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Repeal of Prevailing Wage Passes Michigan Legislature with Immediate Effect »
This afternoon the Michigan legislature voted to repeal Michigan’s long-standing prevailing wage law. The Senate took up t...
Monday, June 4, 2018
Prevailing Wage Repeal Could Come This Week »
For several years, attempts to repeal prevailing wage on state funded construction projects have occurred and could now po...
Friday, May 25, 2018
Infrastructure Gets $400 Million in Additional Revenues in State Budget »
As legislative leaders and Governor Snyder put the finishing touches on the 2018 - 2019 state budget, an agreement was rea...
Friday, February 23, 2018
MITA Responds to Misuse of Road Funding Dollars & House Passes Extra $175M for Roads in 2018 »
MITA Responds to Misuse of Road Funding Dollars   Earlier this year, the Isabella County Road Commission (IC...
Friday, February 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Proposes Water Fee, Asks For More Road Funding In SOTS; President Trump Announces $1.5 T »
Governor Proposes New Water Fee In his last year as Governor, Rick Snyder is continuing his strong advocacy for impr...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Regulatory Burdens For Infrastructure Construction »
The heavy construction industry for decades has raised concerns about the regulatory burdens that federal, state and local...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Infrastructure Fund Sees $35 Million In State Budget & Fix MI State Campaign Recognized Nationally »
Infrastructure Fund Sees $35 Million In State Budget As budget negotiations wind down between legislative leaders...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Last Chance To Sign Up For 2017 Washington Fly-In! »
The 2017 Washington Fly-In is just over a month away, and the deadline to register and secure your hotel room is THIS FRID...
Friday, April 7, 2017
Governor Announces Asset Management Pilot Program »
Earlier this week, Governor Rick Snyder announced a pilot program in two areas of the state that would integrate all infra...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Washington Fly-In Registration Now Open »
The 2017 MITA Washington Fly-In will be here before we know it! The hotel has been booked, and space is limited. Please si...
Friday, February 24, 2017
House Republicans Attempt To Eliminate State's Income Tax »
For his first legislative initiative, one might say House Speaker Tom Leonard swung for the fences. The Republican from De...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Infrastructure a Major Focus in Governor's Budget Recommendations »
On February 8 th , Governor Rick Snyder fulfilled his constitutional duty and presented an executive budget for 2018 to th...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Gas Tax Increase Follow-Up (Bulk Storage of Motor Fuel) »
With the impending increase in the gas tax occurring on January 1, 2017, the Department of Treasury is reminding business...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Registration Fees & Gas Taxes To Go Up January 1, 2017 »
As part of the road funding solution that was signed into law in late 2015, registration fees and gas taxes will automatic...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MITA Launches FixMIState Campaign »
  Starting today, the FixMIState campaign is live! We know that Michigan has massive unmet infrastructure needs, b...
Monday, December 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Infrastructure Commission Report Released Today »
In a report that was released today by Gov. Rick Snyder, the 21st Century Infrastructure Commission offered recommendati...
Monday, December 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MITA to Launch FixMIState Campaign »
We are thrilled to announce that on Wednesday, Dec. 7, MITA will launch the FixMIState campaign, an integrated, multi-year...
Friday, November 11, 2016
2016 Election Recap »
The 2016 elections have come and gone, but the dust certainly has not settled. The presidential election was one of the w...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Primary Election Summary »
The MITA PAC is very strategic when selecting which candidates to contribute to in primary elections. Primary elections ca...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Speaker of the House Says Prevailing Wage Repeal Is Off The Table »
Repealing prevailing wage in Michigan has been a top priority for several legislative Republicans this year and in years p...
Friday, July 1, 2016
Help Us Strengthen The MITA PAC! »
It’s hard to believe, but we are already halfway through 2016. As the election season continues to heat up, we will start...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Send Us Your Poor Infrastructure Photos! »
The Flint Water Crisis has highlighted the extremely negative consequences of not properly investing in our underground pi...
Friday, May 6, 2016
21st Century Infrastructure Commission Holds First Meeting »
The newly formed 21 st Century Infrastructure Commission held its first meeting on April 21, 2016 where the direction and...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Latest Underground News Summary Now Available »
The latest compilation of underground news articles is now available.   Please read them to stay up to date on...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Nystrom Appointed To Governor's 21st Century Infrastructure Commission »
During his State of the State address in January, Governor Rick Snyder announced the formation of a few new state commissi...
Friday, March 18, 2016
One Week Left To Sign Up For 2016 Washington Fly-In! »
There's only one week left to sign up for the Washington Fly-In!   Please consider joining us for the annual tr...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
It's Time To Sign Up For The 2016 Washington Fly-In »
It's that time of the year to start thinking about the 2016 Washington Fly-In! The Fly-In has been sch...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Governor Announces $165 Million For Underground Investment »
During the Governor’s annual budget presentation to a joint meeting of the Senate and House Appropriations committees on W...
Friday, February 5, 2016
Flint Water Crisis Results in Extra Money to Repair Underground Infrastructure »
Due to the ongoing crisis in Flint, local, state and federal officials are recommending and allocating extra money to help...
Monday, December 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Approves Increased Investment for Michigan Aviation Infrastructure »
During the last week of session, the Michigan Legislature approved aviation fuel changes which would dedicate 2 percent of...
Friday, December 4, 2015
NEW FIVE-YEAR FEDERAL HIGHWAY BILL IS SENT TO PRESIDENT »
This week, Congress passed a five-year surface transportation program reauthorization bill that will have another positive...
Monday, November 16, 2015
Let's Build Up That MITA PAC! »
November has been an amazing month for MITA and the entire heavy/highway construction industry. Not only did the Legislatu...

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