Rep. Franz talks about Tuesday’s ceremonial signing of his bill that allows U.S. veterans to use military firefighting training to qualify for Michigan firefighting licensure; the second clip is with Kavela VFW member and native Tony Covell, who came to Lansing Tuesday for the signing.
House Republicans talk about their work in their districts this week as they listen to constituents talk about state and local issues.
Rep. MacMaster says that Small Business Saturday at the end of the week is a good way to say thanks to the local businesses that play a key role in northern Michigan communities.
Rep. Schmidt says he thinks this year’s holiday shopping season will see a slight uptick in sales, which he says will help northern Michigan’s local economy.
In this week’s panel discussion, the Legislative Update focuses on Michigan’s small and family businesses and looks at how House lawmakers are in their districts listening to their constituents.
In our regular member profile, Rep. Nancy Jenkins of Lenawee County talks about public service.
House Republicans talk about National Adoption Day on Saturday and discuss legislation creating a new breast and cervical cancers specialty license plate.
House Republicans talk about the 2015 budget cycle and legislation that eliminates red tape for some Michigan homeowners.
Rep. Graves talks about his legislation to streamline the permitting process for replacing existing seawalls.
House Republicans talk about legislation to grow Michigan’s microbreweries.
Rep. Outman’s 2013 hunting safety PSA.
In the first of our weekly panel discussions, the Legislative Update looks at Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan’s visit to Lansing and reviews legislation that provides new expansion and job-growth opportunities for Michigan’s microbreweries.
Rep. Genetski says the next two weeks when he’s away from Lansing will find him back in his district working with constituents on personal property tax issues, talking about dam removal along the Kalamazoo River, and learning more about HB 5111, which would require students entering fourth grade starting in 2014 to have passed a…
Today’s Legislative Update profiles freshman lawmaker Tim Kelly from Saginaw Township.
Rep. Price, the Chair of the House Local Government Committee, talks about House passage of Senate legislation that gives administrative hearings bureaus in Grand Rapids, Jackson, Flint, Detroit and four Detroit suburbs the ability to increase penalties for blight violations and prohibits individuals with outstanding blight fines from being granted building permits. Rep. Price says…
Rep. Cotter talks about his legislation approved by the House on Thursday that will allow Michigan microbreweries to increase production from the current cap of 30,000 barrels a year to 60,000 barrels a year, a move Rep. Cotter says should lead to more growth.