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Join NAPO for Legislative Day on Capital Hill

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 26, 2017


Please join NAPO May 11, 2017 for Legislative Day on Capitol Hill,  an opportunity to lobby Congressional Representatives and Senators on behalf of your members concerning the issues which affect law enforcement. Prior to lobbying Capitol Hill, plan to attend NAPO’s Legislative Breakfast for an update on NAPO’s legislative priorities, results to date from the […]

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Karoub Report – April 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2017


Criminal justice reform bills have been signed into law; a state income tax rollback is on hold; the Senate passes ‘good jobs’ legislation; the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) seeks followup legislation to the medical marijuana law; the ACLU filed a lawsuit and is asking the Court of Claims to declare the $2.5 […]

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Washington Report – April 11, 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 11, 2017


The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to be the next associate justice of the Supreme Court; President Trump announced a $6.5 million deal with AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build a nationwide wireless broadband network for first responders, who have been waiting for over 15 years to get a dedicated broadband network; […]

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Washington Report – March 21, 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 22, 2017


NAPO is urging the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to support and sufficiently fund the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program and the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) Program in 2018; President Trump released his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018, which includes eliminating $700 million from Department of Justice “outdated programs that […]

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Karoub Report – March 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 22, 2017


Senate Republicans and economic development officials are pushing for tax breaks to attract large-scale business expansions; Gov. Rick Snyder’s 25-member education commission released its recommendations that call for free community college for everyone, merit-based scholarships for high school graduates who attend the state’s public universities and abolishing grade levels and advancing students only once they […]

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Karoub Report February 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: February 21, 2017


Gov. Rick Snyder expressed serious concerns about the House Tax Policy Committee approved rollback of the state income tax; he appointed a 20-member task force to tackle local government retirement benefit reforms; unemployment reforms have been proposed; and state revenues are up. These and many more topics are addressed in the February 2017 Karoub Report. […]

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Washington Report – Feb. 14, 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: February 16, 2017


President Trump issues an Executive Order on preventing violence against law enforcement officers; there’s still time to register for NAPO’s Annual Pension & Benefits Seminar later this month; and NAPO supports the Line of Duty Act, Health Savings Act and Law Enforcement Equity Act. For more details and other NAPO News, click on the link […]

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UPCOMING TASK FORCE ON MUNICIPAL RETIREE BENEFITS

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: February 7, 2017


To our members: Governor Snyder has assembled a task force to address what is referred to as “Responsible Retirement Reform Benefits.”  The task force will be comprised of various state and local officials, the private sector and employee representatives. The POLC will have a voice through our alliance with the Michigan Association of Police Organizations […]

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NAPO Opposes National Right to Work Legislation

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: February 3, 2017


Many news outlets have trumpeted the introduction of new proposed federal legislation that would remove the ability of employee organizations and unions to have so-called “security agreements” in place, which require covered employees in the bargaining unit to join the union or organization. This is frequently known as a “closed shop” situation. Opponents of these […]

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Washington Report – Jan. 30, 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: February 2, 2017


President Trump issued an Executive Order which would make sanctuary jurisdictions ineligible to receive federal grant funding, except in certain situations. Sanctuary policies in cities and jurisdictions across the country make it difficult for law enforcement to effectively protect the communities they serve from violent criminal aliens by forbiding local law enforcement from cooperating with federal […]

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