Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama; audio on Paul Butterfield Memorial Highway legislation

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. Joe Graves, R-Argentine Twp.; audio on signing of school safety legislation

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…