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Rep. Tedder bills to improve school transparency pass House

Two bills authored by Rep. Jim Tedder today were voted out of the House today as part of a larger package to improve how mental health issues are reported on and dealt with in schools. House Bill 5415 requires school districts to collect and analyze data relating to disciplinary actions, allowing citizens and local and…


Rep. Theis welcomes Pearl Harbor survivor to House floor

State Rep. Lana Theis today welcomed Pearl Harbor survivor U.S. Army Sgt. Dan Bloomfield of Midland to the House floor today. Bloomfield, 95, is one of three remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened 75 years ago today. He was recognized with a state tribute presented to him by the governor. “I…


Rep. Howrylak, House honor Pearl Harbor survivor

                      State Representative Martin Howrylak joined the Michigan House of Representatives today in honoring Don Bloomfield, a survivor of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. One of the few remaining Michigan-based survivors of Pearl Harbor, Bloomfield received a standing ovation from the House members on the 75th anniversary of the attack.            “The 75th…


Rep. Potvin welcomes local school group to Capitol

State Rep. Phil Potvin met today with students from St. Mary’s School in Big Rapids who were taking part in the annual Student Technology Showcase at the Michigan State Capitol. The Thunder Colts from robotics team 7837 displayed their robot, which they will compete with in the FIRST robotics statewide competition this month. Carey Mathewson,…

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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…


House Republicans continue to make progress on key goals

Michigan House Republicans began the 2015-16 legislative session by creating a to-do list to make state government more efficient, more effective and more accountable. The 2015-16 House Republican Action Plan included a record 78 specific goals to move Michigan forward using real solutions for real results. As of today, with 75 percent of the session…