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Rep. Iden, House committee take testimony on economic impact of Michigan’s 3-tier system

State Rep. Brandt Iden of Oshtemo is chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee. One of the committee’s responsibilities is reviewing regulations related to alcohol sales, manufacturing and distribution. Today, the committee toured West Side Beer Distributing of Lansing to gain first-hand knowledge on how Michigan’s three-tier alcohol distribution system works. The committee also heard…

Rep. Frederick supports bill to help protect public safety

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Ben Frederick, of Owosso, right, is joined today by Shiawassee County Sheriff Brian BeGole, left, to speak in support of House Bill 4423, which creates a special fund to allow certain counties that had to lay off sheriff deputies in the last three years to apply for a grant to fund…

Rep. Whiteford praises committee passage of school budget

Legislator says funding boost will benefit local schools State Rep. Mary Whiteford today applauded the House Appropriations Committee’s passage of the school budget for the coming fiscal year, which includes record funding for K-12 education and boosts spending for higher education. Whiteford, of Casco Township, who serves on the committee, said the budget proposal benefits…

Rep. Lilly: Detroit recovery benefits all of Michigan

Legislator: Progress from bankruptcy improves state’s image State Rep. Jim Lilly today praised Detroit officials for presenting a positive picture of the Motor City’s recovery from a 2014 bankruptcy, saying a strong Detroit makes for a strong Michigan. Lilly, of Park Township, serves as vice chair of the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee, which today heard…


From the Blog:

Real Solutions; Real Results

House Republicans this fall continued to make progress on their Action Plan for the 2015-16 legislative session. At the beginning of session, GOP lawmakers created an online list of policy proposals to help make state government more efficient, effective and accountable. The 2015-16 House Republican Action Plan includes a record 78 specific goals to move…