Rep. Kelly talks about House passage Thursday of his legislation that allows the resale of sports and entertainment tickets, sayings Michigan’s 83-year old ban is dated and violates property rights.
House Republicans talk about the Keystone Pipeline, honoring a state trooper killed in the line of duty, and the 2014 Polar Plunge at the state Capitol.
Rep. Franz talks about his legislation designating the stretch of M-116 between the Lincoln River and the Big Sable River as the Paul Butterfield Memorial Highway, in honor of the state trooper killed in the line of duty in 2013. The bill has been reported out of committee and is pending before the full House. …
Rep. Nesbitt talks about a letter he authored to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, signed by a bipartisan coalition of 75 state lawmakers, urging him to recommend construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Rep. LaFontaine talks about Thursday’s Special Olympics Polar Plunge at the state Capitol.
Rep. Graves talks about the signing into law Tuesday of his legislation requiring schools to conduct five fire safety drills spread throughout the school year; two tornado safety drills, including one in March; while increasing “lockdown” drills such as those used in the event of an intruder entering the school from two to three a year. Another…
Rep. Pscholka talks about his HB 5282, which authorizes security officers at nuclear plants to use physical force – and, if necessary, deadly force – to deter intruders who seek to do damage to the facilities. The bill was discussed Tuesday in the House Energy and Technology Committee and could be reported as soon as…
House Republicans see school safety legislation signed into law, discuss road funding and talk about a bill honoring the Tuskegee Airmen being reported to the House.
Rep. LaFontaine talks about House passage Tuesday of her two Resolutions calling on Congress to work toward the total separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins.
Rep. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City; audio on Tuskegee Airmen and Paul Butterfield Highway legislation
House Transportation Committee Chair Wayne Schmidt talks about Tuesday’s committee passage of legislation designating I-75 as the “Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Highway” and the portion of highway M-116 in Mason County beginning at the Lincoln River and continuing north to the Big Sable River as the “Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II Memorial Highway.”
In this week’s roundtable, we look at auto insurance reform and constituent service efforts with home heating assistance, flood preparation and tax information.
In this week’s member profile, we visit with Rep. Brad Jacobsen of Oakland County.
House Republicans talk about auto insurance reform and removing phrases like “mental retardation” from Michigan law.
Rep. Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck; audio on Resolution for Convention of the States on balanced federal budget
Rep. Genetski talks about HJR CC, which petitions the U.S. Congress for a Convention of the States for the purpose of proposing a U.S. constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant; audio on legislation removing “mental retardation” from state law
Rep. Cotter talks about new House legislation that eliminates “mental retardation” and similar phrases from state law.
Rep. Lori talks about legislation being introduced in the House that would eliminate “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded” and similar phrases from state law. The legislation flows from recommendations from the Michigan Commission on Mental Health and Wellness.