Ojective discussion of more than forty Michigan public policy issues, presenting background information, points of contention and consensus, and sources of additional information. Includes a summary of Michigan's political, cultural, and economic history; descriptions of the three branches of state government; an explanation of the state budget process; and a description of Michigan's nonprofit sector.Below the shield is the state motto and above is a bald eagle, representing the nation. In the birda#39;s right talon is an olive branch with 13 olives, symbolizing a desire for peace and the 13 original states; in the left talon are three arrows, ... as greenstone (1972) ai Reptile Painted turtle (1995) ai Soil Kalkaska soil (1990) ai Stone Petoskey stone (1965) ai Tree White pine (1955) ai Wildflower Dwarf lake iris ( 1998) SOURCEa#39; Legislative Service Bureau, Michigan Manual 2001-2002.
|Title||:||Michigan in brief|
|Author||:||Public Sector Consultants, Inc|