Rep. Canfield talks about the fracking town hall meeting he will co-host with members of the Huron County Commission Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Huron County Expo Center, saying he hopes it will be a good opportunity to learn about the issue.
Rep. McBroom, one of the chief sponsors of the government transparency legislation approved by the House Wednesday, says he thinks opening the records of the Governor and Legislature will increase trust in government and give taxpayers better information about how the state functions.
Rep. Price, the sponsor of the 3rd grade literacy legislation that went to the Governor Wednesday, says the measure focuses on making sure that every Michigan student is working with solid reading skills when they leave 3rd grade.
Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant; audio on House passage of government transparency legislation
Speaker Cotter says he’s pleased the House Wednesday approved what he calls a well-crafted package that opens up the executive office and Legislature to requests for information from the public.
Rep. Iden says House passage of a bipartisan package of government transparency legislation Wednesday has been a long time coming.
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. 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…
Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp., the Vice Chair of the House Communications and Technology Committee, talks about Committee passage Tuesday of Senate legislation designed to provide the framework for the use of autonomous vehicles in Michigan and says the legislation spells good news for motoring safety and for jobs.
Rep. Iden talks about how he will be calling constituents at 6:00 Tuesday evening for a teletownhall meeting.
Rep. Franz talks about House passage Thursday of his House Resolution 317, which declares September 16 as POW/MIA Recognition Day in Michigan.
Rep. Franz talks about the activities of the Michigan House this week.
Rep. Kesto talks about the package of legislation approved by the House Wednesday that clarifies and updates existing medical marijuana laws, saying the measures focus on patient safety.
Rep. Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville; audio on House passage of public safety officer benefit legislation
Rep. Pscholka talks about House passage Wednesday of SB 218, which would provide health coverage for the spouses and dependents public safety officers killed or disabled in the line of duty who were left with no other form of health insurance. Rep. Pscholka says the plan is a common-sense approach to assisting first responders.
Rep. Callton talks about final House passage Wednesday of medical marijuana legislation that he says updates existing laws and keeps access to medical marijuana safe and simple.
Rep. Bizon talks about how much of his work as a state lawmaker takes place in his district.
Speaker Kevin Cotter addresses the House at the start of Tuesday’s session on the life of the late Peter Pettalia.