Kristin McDonald-Rivet Honored As a Legislator of the Year

State Senator Kristin McDonald-Rivet of Bay City has been honored by the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) as one of the organization’s Legislators of the Year.

Praised by the association for her intentional efforts to bring all parties to the table on important issues, McDonald-Rivet was recognized for her willingness to listen and collaborate, and especially for her work advancing support for child care and quintupling Michigan’s match of the Earned Income Tax Credit from 6 percent to 30 precent.

According to SBAM, the expanded tax credit is estimated to boost more than 700,000Michigan families’ incomes by an average of $749 each and the state’s economy by $553 million annually.