Rep. Iden talks about his testimony Tuesday before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in support a bipartisan package he is spearheading to reform Michigan occupational licensing law in a way that allows people with criminal convictions to more easily pursue a career once they have been released from prison.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about the work of the Committee in the week ahead, saying members will focus on innovation, while noting that new technologies are not a “golden fix” for Michigan’s roads.
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on ongoing auto insurance talks with the Governor
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield talks with reporters on the floor of the House Thursday afternoon and says discussions with the Governor on auto insurance reform will continue throughout the weekend and that he remains focused on delivering results for Michigan families.
Rep. Green talks about how he will attend the ground breaking for the new Quality Roasting facility in Gilford Friday and then spend part of Saturday honoring Vietnam veterans in Unionville.
Rep. Albert talks about House passage Wednesday of Senate legislation that would ban the sale of vaping paraphernalia to individuals under the age of 18, while also making possession by minors illegal. Representative Albert, who has sponsored similar House legislation, says vaping has become a serious health issue for Michigan’s young people.
Rep. LaFave speaks on the House floor Tuesday afternoon prior to the passage of his HR 95, which declares May 12 through the 18 as Police Week in Michigan.
Rep. Huizenga, who chairs the General Government budget subcommittee that provides the funding for most state departments and the Legislature, talks about progress on the 2020 spending plan and how he expects the measure to advance to the House Appropriations Committee next week.
Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the budget subcommittee that oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, talks about how the department’s $26 billion spending plan for Fiscal Year 2020 was approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday and sent to the full House.
Rep. Paquette talks about the commemoration of National Police Week this week, both at the Capitol and back in the district he represents.
Rep. Paquette talks about the visit by the Blossomtime court at the state Capitol Tuesday, saying he is pleased to share his part of Michigan with the rest of the state.
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about how he is traveling around Michigan this month to join his House colleagues in their districts and meeting with local residents to answer their questions about how roads in Michigan are funded and built and to gather input on road reform. Meetings have already been held in…
Rep. Johnson, the sponsor of HB 4286, talks about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of funding in his legislation that would ensure those who have been exonerated of a crime would receive the compensation due to them from the state of Michigan. Rep. Johnson says the veto is even more puzzling as the plan sailed through…
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage early Thursday of auto insurance rate reform legislation that he says will have a substantial, positive impact on motorists in his district and across the UP.
Rep. Miller talks about House passage of historic auto insurance rate reform at the state Capitol early Thursdat.
Rep. Slagh talks about House passage early Thursday of auto insurance rate reform legislation, saying the measure means reals savings for the people he represents.
Rep. O’Malley talks about early Thursday’s House passage of auto insurance rate reform legislation, saying the cost of auto insurance is a huge burden on families in his district.