House Republicans hear about energy and technology needs in rural Michigan and continue to gather information on Common Core standards for public education.
Rep. Outman talks about his tour this week of local Internet and energy-related businesses in his district with the Chair of the House Energy and Technology Committee, Rep. Aric Nesbitt of Lawton.
Rep. Nesbitt, the chair of the House Energy and Technology Committee, talks about his tour this week of rural communities in central Michigan and how he listened to the employees and managers of local Internet and energy companies about the challenges they face.
Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Education Subcommittee on Common Core Standards, talks about Wednesday’s 5 1/2 hour hearing in Lansing. Rep. Kelly says robust testimony was given from both sides of the issue.
Rep. Jenkins’ school bus safety public service announcement.
Rep. Leonard’s school bus safety public service announcement.
Rep. Outman talks about the August 15th visit to his mid-Michigan district of Rep. Aric Nesbitt, the Chair of the House Energy and Technology Committee.
Rep. Outman’s Public Service Announcement on school bus safety.
House Republicans talk about victims’ rights issues and legislation designed to make the state a better neighbor. Legislative Update for August 9,2013
Rep. Genetski talks about his HB 4929, which would allow payments from the Michigan Forest Development Fund to reimburse local municipalities for the costs of fighting wildfires on state land. Rep. Genetski says that currently, local governments are frequently stuck with the costs of putting out fires on state property. Genetski0821131 Genetski0821132 Genetski0821133
Rep. Lauwers talks about the August 13th public town hall meeting he’ll host on agriculture issues with House Agriculture Committee Chair Kevin Daley. Lauwers0807131 Lauwers0807132 Lauwers0807133
Representative Victory says he’s pleased that his district in western Michigan is benefiting from both out-of-state and out-of-country tourism. Victory0806131 Victory0806132 Victory0806133
Rep. Leonard talks about his legislation that clarifies the state’s Crime Victim’s Rights Act to say that courts shall order the continued payment of restitution to the estate of the victim of a crime if the victim should die. Rep. Leonard says his bill is in keeping with the intent of the original law, buy…
House Republicans talk about testimony on Common Core standards for education, look at Michigan’s summer tourism season, and discuss the renewal of the 134-year old state Capitol. Legislative Update for August 2, 2013
Rep. Pettalia, the Chair of the House Tourism Committee, talks about his impressions of summer tourism in Michigan and looks to the future of the Pure Michigan program. Pettalia0801131 Pettalia0801132 Pettalia0801133 Pettalia0801134
Rep. Rob VerHeulen talks about Wednesday’s Common Core subcommittee meeting and what he is hearing about the issue at home in his district. VerHeulen0731131 VerHeulen0731132 VerHeulen0731133