Rep. Bumstead talks about the signing into law Tuesday of his legislation that restructures hunting and fishing license fees in Michigan and provides more funding for conservation and enforcement. While some licenses might cost more, Rep. Bumstead says conservation and sports groups are solidly behind the plan.
House Republicans mark the 12th anniversary of September 11 and talk about changes in the deer baiting ban.
Rep. Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle; audio on end of ban on deer baiting in portions of Iosco County
Rep. Pettalia talks about Thursday’s Michigan Natural Resources Commission to end the ban on white-tailed deer baiting in Oscoda and Plainfield townships, a move which removes all of Iosco County from a ban on deer baiting.
Rep. Franz talks about the activity this past week at the state Capitol.
Rep. Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage; audio on passage of Main Street Fairness legislation from committee
Rep. O’Brien talks about approval this week by the House Tax Policy Committee of the Main Street Fairness package, which would require online retailers to collect the Michigan sales tax if they have a substantial business nexus in the state.
Rep. Franz talks about his legislation that would expand the situations that could be covered by the state’s Military Families Relief Fund by including scenarios prior to the deployment of a person in military service. Rep. Franz points out that Michigan residents can contribute annually to the Fund on their state income tax return.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about Wednesday’s House Tax Policy Committee’s passage of legislation that he says would provide local and family businesses a more level playing field when it comes to competing with online companies and collecting Michigan’s six-percent sales tax.
Rep. Goike talks about his legislation that would suspend unemployment benefits for individuals who failed or refused to take a drug test as part of the hiring process for a new job.
Actualities of Rep. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, comments on September 11 observances at the state Capitol in Lansing Wednesday.
Rep. Lauwers talks about the September 11 observances Wednesday at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Rep. Pscholka talks about Wednesday’s annual September 11 observances at the state Capitol in Lansing. Rep. Pscholka was joined on the House floor by Lincoln Township Firefighter Ron Koebe, who helped write legislation dealing with unemployment legislation and volunteer on-call firefighters.
Rep. Graves talks about September 11th observances at the state Capitol on Wednesday. He was joined by Fenton Fire Chief Bob Cairnduff.
Rep. Yonker talks about the September 11 observance in the Michigan House chamber at the state Capitol on Wednesday.
Rep. Outman talks about his guests at the state Capitol Wednesday for the annual September 11 observance in the Michigan House.
Rep. O’Brien talks about September 11 observances at the state Capitol and across Michigan.
Rep. VerHeulen talks about Main Street fairness legislation and funding for the implementation of the Common Core curriculum.