New Michigan Laws

A bill that would allow a patron to bring a properly sealed bottle of wine into a restaurant that already possessed an on premise liquor license was signed by Governor Rick Snyder on December 21. As passed, the licensed restaurant would have total control over whether to allow patrons to bring their own wine into…

WIC Infant Formula Prices

The WIC Program is required by USDA to contain costs wherever possible.  This includes the requirement that vendors agree to maintain prices for WIC foods which are competitive as determined by the Department.  As you know, the Michigan WIC program monitors prices being charged to the WIC program through the establishment and adjustment of maximum…

ASE Certification UPDATE Information

Historically, ASE, the National Institute for Automotive Excellence, has provided the Michigan Dept. of State, Business Licensing and Regulation Division with test results for individual technicians in the three (3) categories which require re-certification testing: Engine Tune-Up/Performance – Auto and Light Trucks Electrical Systems – Auto and Light Trucks Brakes and Braking Systems – Auto…

Detroit Green Grocer Project to Help Renovate Neighborhood Grocery Store Exteriors

Façade Improvement Program offers matching grants up to $50,000 per store Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s Green Grocer Project (GGP) has launched a façade improvement program to upgrade the exteriors of Detroit’s neighborhood grocery stores. GGP is now accepting applications from grocers for 50/50 matching grants up to $50,000 to transform the street look of their…