Rep. Whiteford talks about final House passage Tuesday of her HB 4051, which establishes a permanent, statewide mental health hotline to connect people in need with important support services.
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration Task Force report
Speaker Chatfield discusses the report of the Michigan Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration at the Capitol on Tuesday and calls for the state to be smart on crime.
Rep. O’Malley talks about a meeting he had over the weekend with northern Michigan childcare providers, saying affordable childcare is intertwined with employment opportunities for parents and families.
Rep. Green talks about the legislative update he will hold this coming Monday evening at the Bad Axe library from 6:30 to 7:30. Rep. Green says he’ll have information on auto insurance reform, roads, the Caro Center and water levels.
Rep. Vaupel, the Chair of the House Health Policy Committee, talks about Thursday’s joint committee hearing at the Capitol on the scope of human trafficking in Michigan.
Rep. Green talks about testimony he heard Thursday as a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services on the scope of human trafficking in Michigan, saying the issue has a statewide impact and involves some of Michigan’s most vulnerable populations.
Rep. Glenn, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, talks about testimony she heard Thursday on human trafficking in Michigan, saying the state ranks second nationally for human trafficking and that the issue impacts the entire state.
Rep. O’Malley talks about Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the state Capitol on Thursday, and says northern Michigan is not immune to what he says is a big challenge for Michigan.
Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, talks about her participation in a legislative hearing Thursday at the state Capitol on how human trafficking is impacting Michigan. Rep. Whiteford’s subcommittee and the House Health Policy Committee will listen to testimony from a variety of experts. January is Human…
Rep. Glenn talks about her participation in a legislative hearing Thursday at the state Capitol on how human trafficking is impacting Michigan. The House Appropriations Subcommittees on Health and Human Services and Health Policy will listen to testimony from a variety of experts. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Rep. Hall looks back on 2019 and says auto insurance reform was the single biggest accomplishment at the state Capitol, pointing to a planned 55% decrease in Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association fees in 2020 as the first sign of significantly lower rates for Michigan motorists.
Rep. O’Malley talks about his plans for the establishment of a state task force to create policies to deal with fluctuations in water levels in the Great Lakes.
Rep. Wakeman looks back on his first year in the Michigan House, and says auto insurance reforms and efforts to bring more efficiency to the way the state funds roads are his top accomplishments for 2019.
Rep. Hall talks about the signing Friday by the Governor of a package of legislation, including legislation he sponsored, that legalizes sports betting in Michigan. Rep Hall’s bill provides a regulatory framework for sports betting around the state and he adds that communities with casinos – such as Emmett Township in Calhoun County, where FireKeepers…
Rep. Van Woerkom talks about the signing into law Friday of his HB 5177, which gives the Michigan Legislature a July 1 deadline to present the budget for the following fiscal year that starts on October 1 to the Governor. Rep. Van Woerkom says the legislation is about the type of government accountability that…
Rep. Markkanen looks back on his first year in the state House, saying auto insurance reform was a key achievement, and discusses working on better curriculum options for schools in the western U.P. in 2020.