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About LARA

Core Values

Public Service – modeling global leadership by being present and providing guidance for all members of our community

Transparency – being open, explicit and intentional

Accessibility – allowing open contact and equal opportunity

Workforce – individuals engaged and involved within the department

Responsibility – obligation to uphold accountability for actions of the department


We protect people and promote business in Michigan through transparent and accessible regulatory solutions.


To be national leaders that partner with people and businesses to improve the lives of Michigan residents through an engaged and inclusive workforce.

LARA Accomplishments 2019-2023

View LARA Accomplishments (2019-2023) (PDF) 

LARA Strategic Plan

View the LARA Strategic Plan (PDF) for Fiscal Years 2024-2028