Michigan Legislation + 411 for Workers & Businesses
The Arts Alliance is trying to collect legislation, business and finance information important to artists, creative workers, organizations and businesses and post it here. We are bound to miss something! So in addition to our list, you we are posting contact information for others in-the-know: Michigan State legislators from Washtenaw County and a short list of media sources.
Please, if you discover updates, broken links, errors or new sources, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
With appreciation to elected officials, media, fact-checkers & UHY*!
October 9, 2020 is the day!
Indoor gatherings and events (non-residential) must limit attendance to 20 people per 1,000 square feet or 20 percent of fixed seating capacity, with a maximum of 500 people in Michigan’s largest venues. Non-residential indoor venues must require a face covering.
Outdoor gatherings and events (non-residential) must limit attendance to 30 people per 1,000 square feet or 30 percent of fixed seating capacity, with a maximum of 1,000 people.
Read the details in Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-183
+ the 411 for business & workers
411 for Businesses
Audit-proofing your PPP loan – With new controversy surrounding certain businesses that have received PPP loans, discussions have begun to arise regarding potential new requirements to “audit” PPP money. We have outlined seven steps you can take to ensure that you aren’t stuck repaying a loan that you believed would have been forgivable.
Tax deadline reminder – Don’t wait until the last minute to file your returns by the July 15 deadline. – UHY
Takeaways from PPP loan forgiveness application – The Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application clears up a lot of the outstanding questions that borrowers may have with regards to forgiveness eligibility, but there are still unanswered questions. Originally published by Accounting Today, we have put together a list of key takeaways from the application
Road to recovery – UHY
Remote auditing– UHY
We thank UHY, our awesome finance firm, for sending regular updates and allowing us to sharing those marked UHY with you.
As of 9.28.20 – Click on the map for the most up to date information.
Contact your elected officials
STATE OF MICHIGAN
Governor Gretchen Whitmer
State Senator Jeff Irwin
District 18 – Washtenaw
State Senator Lana Theis
District 22 – Washtenaw/Livingston
State Representative Donna Lasinski
District 52 – Washtenaw
State Representative Yousef Rabhi
District 53 – Washtenaw
State Representative – Ronnie Peterson
District 54 – Washtenaw
State Representative – Rebekah Warren
District 55 – Washtenaw/Monroe
LOCAL MEDIA SOURCES
WEMU 89.1 FM
Local news coverage plus local arts + creative coverage including:
- Art & Soul with Lisa Barry
- Cinema Chat with Russ Collins of the Michigan Theater
- creative:impact with Deb Polich
- On the Ground Ypsi with Concentrate
Michigan’ nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization.