Rep. Lauwers talks about Wednesday’s committee passage of legislation restructuring local telephone exchanges in Michigan and underscoring that Michigan residents won’t lose their phones or their ability to contact emergency services.
Rep. Potvin talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation implementing the OK2Say program to provide a new platform for reporting threats of school violence. Rep. Potvin says trained operators will be able to contact the most appropriate authorities to avert problems.
Rep. Outman talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation implementing the OK2Say program to provide a new platform for reporting threats of school violence.
Rep. Schmidt talks about House passage Wednesday of Senate legislation creating a Michigan Capitol Commission and Fund that will help direct and provide for the ongoing operations and maintenance of Michigan’s 135-year old Capitol.
House Energy and Technology Committee member Ray Franz says telecomm reform legislation being reviewed by the committee this week will continue to protect the personal safety and convenience of Michigan residents.
Speaker Jase Bolger talks about the House agenda during a busy session week, while Republicans look at medical marijuana legislation and a plan to streamline requirements for maintaining court documents.
Rep. Price talks about House passage of her legislation Tuesday that she says helps pave the way for a paperless court system. The measure allows the Michigan Supreme Court to set standards for digitizing documents and enables the use of electronic signatures. Rep. Price says reforms in her own Ottawa County were a model for the…
Rep. Rendon talks about his new legislation that would allow Michigan residents to ride ORVs on their own private property, as is currently the case with snowmobiles. Rep. Rendon says a constituent who contacted him after having been ticketed prompted the bill.
Rep. Callton talks about Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee passage of his legislation that allows for the local establishment and regulation of medical marijuana provisioning centers.
In this week’s roundtable discussion, our panel looks at growth in clean energy jobs and a bi-partisan approach to reforming aviation fuel taxation.
Rep. Franz talks about House and Senate passage this week of legislation that creates a state fund and specialty license plate for breast and cervical cancer awareness.
This week’s member profile looks at Rep. Bruce Rendon of Lake City.
Rep. Franz talks about the week’s activities at the state Capitol.
Rep. MacMaster says Thursday’s House vote to change the taxation of aviation fuel from a cents-per-gallon formula to a 4% wholesale tax is a solid reform.
Rep. MacMaster talks about a tour he’ll undertake Friday at the Short’s Brewing location in Bellaire. The House recently passed legislation doubling the amount of brew microbrews cab produce annually, something Rep. MacMaster says is a good example of government getting out of the way.
Rep. O’Brien talks about Senate passage Thursday of her legislation that would ban the use of Bridge Cards in locations like liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs. Similar Senate legislation passed the House on Thursday as well.