Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan; audio on passage of government transparency legislation

Rep. McBroom, one of the sponsors of the legislative package that creates the new Legislative Open Records Act while making the executive office subject to the Freedom of Information Act, says the public deserves more information about state government.  The bipartisan package was approved by the House on Wednesday.      

Rep. Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville; audio on final House passage of Good Samaritan expansion

Rep. Pscholka talks about final House passage Tuesday of his HB 5649, which expands Michigan’s Good Samaritan law by extending limited exemptions from prosecution to people of all ages for reporting overdoses involving all controlled substances.  The legislation was prompted by the death of  Mason Mizwicki, a Watervliet teen who passed away after a New Year’s…