Register Now for Treasury’s Summer Seminars

The MichiganTreasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers, and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to learn about important tax processing and tax compliance topics as well as Treasury updates. Our ongoing goal through this outreach program is to enhance communication, foster a culture of taxpayer service, and…

EGLE kicks off Know It Before You Throw It education campaign in state’s first-ever effort to promote cleaner recycling

Effort aims to reduce contaminated materials going into recycling bins and double state’s recycling rate to 30% by 2025 June 24, 2019 Jill A. Greenberg, EGLE Public Information Officer, GreenbergJ@Michigan.gov, 517-897-4965 LANSING – The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy today announced the launch of Know It Before You Throw It, a first-ever statewide education…

Supreme Court Rules in Retailers’ Favor in SNAP FOIA Case

Ruling gives businesses stronger protection from forced public disclosure of confidential data By NACS Online // June 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a win for retailers, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruled 6-3 against a South Dakota newspaper seeking records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on stores’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) sales data, finding that…

Police ‘Unprepared’ For Pot-Impaired Drivers In Illinois, Law Enforcement Leaders Say

June 19, 2019 // https://herald-review.com/ Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program to develop a roadside chemical test for marijuana.…

Exclusive: RNDC and Young’s Join Forces, Creating an $11 Billion Powerhouse With A 33-Market Footprint

Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC), the U.S. market’s second-largest spirits and wine distributor, is joining forces with fourth-ranked Young’s Market Co. Pending regulatory approval, the two sides will form a joint venture to operate in all markets where Young’s is now present. The RNDC-Young’s combination will create an $11 billion wholesale giant with a 33-market…