Department of Commerce

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Appropriations Summary








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Although many programs formerly within the Michigan Department of Commerce (MDC) have been transferred to the Jobs Commission, many unnecessary programs remain.  The Department has been dominated by special interests and now acts as primarily a dispenser of favors via subsidies and grants.  It should be dramatically reduced in both size and scope.  Below are 10 specific programs that should be either eliminated or reduced.