Category Archives: 2017

Heat Stress Prevention

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS  COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND While heat related fatalities are below the 10-year average, they are again on the rise. In 2015, 45 people died as a result of extreme heat, up dramatically … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, AUGUST 2017 | Leave a comment

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Apartment Inspection Reform Bill Passes Senate AAM’s efforts to reform the current apartment inspection law took a significant step forward with the Michigan Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 107. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, AUGUST 2017 | Leave a comment

Preventing Tick-Borne Diseases

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND Tick-borne pathogens can be passed to humans by the bite of infected ticks. Ticks can be infected with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Some of the most common tick-borne … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, JULY 2017, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preventing Tick-Borne Diseases

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Additional Rent Control Legislation Introduced New legislation has been introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives allowing rent control in specific situations, with offsetting property tax breaks. House Bill … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, JULY 2017 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Trump Tax Plan Offers No Carried Interest Specifics President Trump’s tax reform plan has garnered a great deal of interest since its release, especially for its individual reform proposals … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, JUNE 2017 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update