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Rep. Leonard to begin hearings Tuesday on no-fault reform

State Rep. Tom Leonard today announced the House Committee on Insurance will begin hearings Tuesday on legislation calling for major no-fault insurance reform. Rep. Leonard, R-DeWitt, who serves as chair of the insurance panel, said hearings will begin on Senate Bills 248 and 249, which aim to reduce fraud, set market-based rate limits on medical…

Rep. Miller reschedules office hours to April 24 in Dowagiac

State Rep. Aaron Miller has rescheduled office hours, originally slated for April 17, to take place April 24 in Dowagiac. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, said the last-minute change was necessitated by a death in his family. “I apologize if the calendar switch caused anyone inconvenience,” Rep. Miller said. “I sincerely want to listen to the thoughts…

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Rep. Pscholka says it’s time to end odor issue

Lawmaker looking for solutions in response to landfill violation State Rep. Al Pscholka is researching legislation to better address current issues regarding landfills violating state law. The representative’s review includes reevaluating civil fines for violations of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, which addresses solid waste management practices. “We are looking at possible options,…

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Forlini bill opens doors for building official careers

The House Wednesday passed a bill which removes employment as a requirement to register as a building official, plan reviewer or inspector in Michigan. Currently, the Building Officials and Inspectors Registration Act mandates that only individuals employed by a governmental unit are allowed to register. House Bill 4245, introduced by Rep. Anthony Forlini, will open…


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House Republicans make progress on 50 percent of Action Plan items

In only the first three months of the new legislative session, House Republicans have made progress on more than 50 percent of their Action Plan items. House Republicans have made it a priority to focus on making Michigan a better state for everyone who works and lives here. Earlier this year, we introduced our annual Action Plan…

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Ag Day at the Capitol: Celebrating one of Michigan’s economic engines

Today we welcome Michigan’s agriculture industry to Lansing to recognize the countless positive impacts our producers have in the Great Lakes State, around the nation and internationally. The 5.4 million acres of land across the state that are dedicated to farming supply a healthy variety of crops for our communities and people around the world. Agriculture is Michigan’s…