About The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) has provided proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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Industry News

6 November, 2019

From the President's Desk

The GLTPA December Board of Directors meeting is just around the corner which means that as of this writing, most Michigan & Wisconsin regions have already held their 2019 region meetings. There are still two Michigan meetings that you can attend that will be held in November after this issue is published.

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6 November, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

November is a month with many special days including the beginning of daylight savings time on November 3rd, Veterans Day on November 11th, and Thanksgiving Day on November 28th. It is also a month when many sportsmen take to the forest in search of a trophy buck or doe to put meat in the freezer in preparation for winter. Other types of hunting are also open including grouse and woodcock season.

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6 November, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

The new budget year in Michigan started on October 1, and while Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed budget bills sent to her desk by the Republican Legislature in time for the new state budget year to begin without a government shutdown, she utilized her line-item veto authority to eliminate 147 projects and/or programs throughout the budget, totaling $947 million in cuts.

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6 November, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced revised dates for the Special Election for the 7th Congressional District, formerly held by Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wausau). Congressman Duffy announced in August that he would be resigning his seat effective September 23rd, 2019.

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The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA)

Provides proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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