Rep. Cole, who has worked as an outdoor guide in the past, talks about Free Fishing Weekend in the state on June 8 and 9. Anglers can fish without a license this weekend, although weight and limit regulations still apply.
Rep. Maddock, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Michigan Department of Transportation, talks about the transportation funding plan his committee is offering to the House. Rep. Maddock says plans to learn the value of assets like the Bluewater Bridge also take into account the huge capital costs involved in their on-going maintenance.
Rep. Hauck talks about his HB 4108, which adds physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to the list of individuals required to report suspected child abuse or child neglect. The bill is now pending before the full Michigan House.
Rep. Paquette talks about a visit to the state Capitol Tuesday by some of his former students at Niles New Tech, where he taught prior to his election to the House in 2018.
Rep. Sheppard talks about his HB 4199, which increases the penalty for texting while driving in Michigan. The plan raises the penalty from $100 for a first violation to $250, and from $200 for a second violation up to $500. HB 4199 is part of a bipartisan package that would add reading an email or…
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on signing of auto insurance reform legislation
Speaker Chatfield talks before the signing of SB 1, auto insurance reform legislation, at Mackinac Island Thursday, saying the legislation reflects what state Representatives have heard around the state and calling the plan an example of what can happen when the two sides work together.
Rep. Johnson talks about his HB 4369, which allows parents and local school boards the option of determining the start date for their local school system, rather than being forced to wait until after Labor Day. The legislation has been approved by the House Education Committee and is currently pending before the House Ways and…
Rep. Green talks about how the auto insurance reform plan approved by the Legislature last week will impact his neighbors in Huron and Tuscola Counties.
Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann; audio on continuing road reform work by House Transportation Committee
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about the Committee’s look at road funding this past week, including information on how fines from overweight trucks goes to Michigan libraries. The Representative also looks ahead to the final week of intensive road hearings in the week ahead.
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on House passage of auto insurance reform legislation
Speaker Chatfield addresses the House Friday afternoon before passage of auto insurance reform legislation.
House Natural Resources Committee Chair Rep. Gary Howell talks about discussion in the committee this past week of HB 4340, which would prohibit the recording or taping of individuals hunting or fishing. Rep. Howell says the legislation recognizes the importance of hunting and fishing in conservation and protect individuals from harassment; the legislation remains under…
Rep. Markkanen says reforming auto insurance rates is a huge issue for people in his part of the Upper Peninsula, calling it a topic of conversation wherever he goes.
Rep. Albert talks about House passage Friday of historic auto insurance reform legislation.
Rep. Hall talks about House passage of auto insurance reform legislation.
Rep. Griffin talks about House passage Friday of auto insurance reform legislation.
Rep. Eisen talks about the auto insurance reform legislation approved by the House on Friday.