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Rep. Pscholka seeks to increase civil fines for landfill violators

State Rep. Al Pscholka today introduced House Bill 4783, legislation designed to raise the fine thresholds for waste landfill operators who fail to comply with Michigan regulations. “This bill is the direct consequence of an ongoing odor issue for my constituents,” said Rep. Pscholka, R-Stevensville. “The Coloma and Watervliet communities have dealt with this issue for…

Rep. Graves invites residents to office hours in Fenton

State Rep. Joseph Graves will host in-district office hours in Fenton on Monday, June 29. Rep. Graves, R-Argentine Township, invites people to join him at the Fenton Biggby, 235 N. Leroy St., from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Joining Rep. Graves for the informal gathering will be state Sen. Dave Robertson, R-Grand Blanc. “I encourage anyone…

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Education workgroup provides Gov. Snyder with third grade reading report

An education workgroup including state Rep. Amanda Price has delivered a report detailing recommendations to improve third grade literacy to Gov. Rick Snyder. Currently, Michigan places 40th amongst all 50 states in rankings of reading proficiency. Additionally, Michigan is one of just five states with a decrease in reading proficiency between 2003 and 2013. “We…


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Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform: An Update on the House’s landmark package

“This legislation is about doing right by individuals, law enforcement, and the trust and respect between them.” – Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary Nationwide cases have demonstrated the negative consequences in what we call “civil asset forfeiture,” a highly valuable tool by which public safety agencies repurpose money and…