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Rep. Griffin supports plan increasing opportunities for rural broadband expansion

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week voted to advance a plan that would expand effective broadband services to more residents in rural Michigan. House Bill 4266 codifies legal protections for Michigan electric cooperatives to build and expand broadband networks on existing infrastructure and within existing easements. This would make it easier for co-ops…

Rep. Wentworth: Michigan House receives bipartisan criminal justice reform report

State Rep. Jason Wentworth said Michigan took a key step toward becoming a national leader in criminal justice reform this week as the Legislature received a report from the bipartisan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration. House Speaker Pro Tem Wentworth, Speaker Lee Chatfield and other state and county leaders announced the creation…

Rep. Glenn testifies on plan to better protect children in Michigan

Measure will update definition of ‘neglect’ Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, this week testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of her legislation to ensure children who are victims of neglect receive the protection they deserve. Glenn said adding the phrase “threatened harm” to the definition of “neglect” in the Child Abuse…

Exploring solutions for Michigan farmers ahead of 2020 harvesting season

By state Rep. Rodney Wakeman of Saginaw Township Michigan’s 2019 harvesting season was one farmers are looking to forget as they move into preparation stages for the new growing year. With record rainfall this past spring, the wet weather conditions hampered planting production – resulting in 17.3% of Michigan farmland not being farmed, according to…

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The House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates

The House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates wants to hear from you! Speaker Lee Chatfield created the committee to solely focus on lowering car insurance rates for Michigan drivers. Submit your ideas and stories by clicking the graphic below.