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Rep. Frederick’s truck length legislation signed into law

Bill offers safer options for semis hauling field drainage tubing State Rep. Ben Frederick’s bill permitting businesses hauling agricultural field drainage tubing to employ safer, more-efficient truck and trailer combinations has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. Frederick’s bill creates an exemption for businesses hauling the drainage tubing to use vehicle combos up…

Committee approves Rep. Marino bill to reform disaster funds

The House Appropriations Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Steve Marino (R-Harrison Township) that reforms the way state disaster funding is distributed to Michigan communities. Marino said his bill, along with a companion bill introduced by State Rep. Diana Farrington (R- Utica), will strengthen the process of receiving emergency funds during a catastrophe….

Graves’ legislation allows Legislature to hold local governments accountable

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Joe Graves to increase the Legislature’s oversight of local governments was approved today by the Michigan House of Representatives. The bills allow the House and Senate oversight committees to subpoena records and files in an effort to hold local governments accountable. “The legislation ultimately aims to prevent bankruptcy of fiscally…

Rep. Bellino receives Legislative Leadership Award from Michigan Soft Drink Association

State Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe was recognized on May 17 by Michigan Soft Drink Association in Lansing. Rep. Bellino received the Legislative Leadership Award for his demonstrated commitment, leadership, effectiveness and stewardship on behalf of good public policy for Michigan’s citizens and the soft drink industry. “I am humbled to receive this award and…


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…