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The Library of Michigan is responsible for collecting and preserving published and public state government information.  Governing Michigan is a storehouse of documents providing insight into the many facets of state government and its effect on the citizens of Michigan. 

Current  Topics in State Government

The COVID-19 pandemic and it's effect on Michigan is raising many issues related to state law and governance.  The documents linked below provide insight into the questions being asked in every branch of state government.

Legislative Histories

Michigan Emergency Management Act, PA390, 1976 

An act to provide protection and recovery from natural and man-made disaster within this state. 

Emergency Powers of Governor, PA302, 1945

An act authorizing the governor to proclaim a state of emergency, and to prescribe the powers and duties of the governor with respect thereto.

Executive Orders

Implementing expenditure reductions under provisions of Article V, section 20 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963

EO1970-17     EO1971-3     EO1971-6     EO1974-10     EO1974-11     EO1975-2     EO 1975-11       EO 1975-12 

EO1991-5     EO1991-17     EO1992-6     EO1992-7     EO1992-8     EO1992-9     EO1992-10     EO1992-13     EO1993-6

EO2001-9     EO2002-22     EO2003-3     EO2003-23     EO2005-3     EO2005-7     EO2008-21     EO-2009-22       

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Frequently Requested Titles

I-496 Highway Scrapbook - Richard D. Letts