Law Enforcement Legislative Updates

SECONDARY ROAD PATROL MONEY SAVED

On March 10, 2010, POAM Executive Board Member and Monroe County Deputy Sheriff’s Association President Dave LaMontaine testified in front of a House Sub Committee against Governor Granholm’s elim...

The Federal Perspective

By Dennis McGrann, POAM Lobbyist, Washington, D.C. Congress adjourned for the 2008 election season on October 3rd, 2008 only returning for a “lame duck” session in mid-November after the h...

The Legislative Director’s Chair

by Kenneth E. Grabowski It’s back! Another ill-conceived proposal to allow municipalities to issue traffic tickets via unmanned traffic control devices through current House Bill 5315. Uninforme...

Federal Perspective

By Dennis McGrann, POAM Lobbyist, Washington, D.C. Lawmakers are rushing to pass legislation during the few remaining weeks of session before the 110th Congress adjourns in September. Major questions ...

Federal Perspective

By Dennis McGrann, POAM Lobbyist, Washington, D.C. The 1st Session of the 110th Congress adjourned for the year on December 20th after finalizing and passing a Fiscal Year 2008 omnibus appropriations ...

Practical Aspects of P.A. 312

When economic times are difficult, as they presently are, the need for a stabilizing law, like the Compulsory Arbitration Act, is paramount. The Compulsory Arbitration Act safeguards the public by avo...

The Legislative Director’s Chair

by Kenneth E. Grabowski State Representative Richard LeBlanc (D-Westland), upon the request of POAM, has introduced H.B. 5796. This Bill will protect a union agent who has a representative relationshi...

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