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Rep. Barrett’s bill to boost charitable gaming approved by House committee

A Michigan House committee today approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Barrett of Potterville to make it easier for charities across Michigan to raise money through charitable gaming. Barrett sponsors the legislation along with Sen. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge. “This is a critical issue,” Barrett said after the bills were approved by the House…

Rep. Miller votes to boost funding for veterans courts

State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted in favor of a budget that provides additional funding for veterans courts. The House judiciary budget bill includes an additional $436,000 for specialty courts aimed at treating military veterans and active-duty personnel, bringing total funding to $936,000. “The men and women who serve in our military make enormous sacrifices,…

Budget panel votes to increase transparency in Department of Environmental Quality

The House Department of Environmental Quality budget subcommittee has approved a responsible budget that also increases transparency within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, state Rep. Mary Whiteford of Casco Township announced. The budget bill requires the DEQ to provide information to the Legislature on the status of projects funded by the Clean Michigan Initiative…

Rep. Lucido to host insurance specialists at town hall meeting scheduled in May

State Rep. Peter J. Lucido of Shelby Township will host a town hall addressing questions and concerns regarding the auto, health, and home insurance industries. The town hall will bring in specialists from state government and the insurance industry to answer residents’ questions about how rates are set, how to handle insurance issues, and other…


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…