Former Michigan State Representative Steve Marino is Pro-Small Business (The Week)

 Article Credit:  The Week Focus When a small business owner has a passion for politics, he finds himself in a unique position to help other small business owners in their time of need. For former Michigan State Representative  Steve Marino , being a voice for other entrepreneurs has been a source of great pride, and given structure to his three terms in office. In June of 2021, he was awarded The Small Business Association of Michigan’s (SBAM) Legislator of the Year award after a 100% pro-small business voting record. During the pandemic, Marino’s support was invaluable to struggling small businesses in Lansing. Marino has found himself in a position to provide relief and opportunities for growth during his six years in the Michigan House of Representatives, which began in 2016. Prior to his time in the legislature, he was Macomb County Commissioner. SBAM was no

Lax to LAX? | Embracing Tradition and Diversity: Why Lacrosse Deserves Olympic Recognition in 2028

Lax to LAX? Embracing Tradition and Diversity: Why Lacrosse Deserves Olympic Recognition in 2028 By Steve Marino | Created: 07/22/2023 | Updated: 07/22/2023 Photo Credit: USA Lacrosse Magazine Lacrosse, commonly known as "lax," is the fastest-growing sport in the United States, and now it faces its greatest challenge to date - becoming an Olympic sport by the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA. To truly understand the significance of lacrosse, one must delve into its rich history. Often referred to as the "medicine game," lacrosse has deep roots in Native American culture. For centuries, it was played as a means of resolving conflicts, a path to peace, rather than resorting to war. This historical background not only sets lacrosse apart from other sports but also makes it a symbol of reconciliation and understanding among diverse cultures. By embracing lacrosse as an Olympic sport, we pay homage to its origins and celebrate the sport's ability to bring