Legislative Update for June 21, 2013

House Republicans talk about their in-district work period, saving lives through defibrillator drills and legislation that would require millage increase votes to take place during November elections.   Legislative Update for June 21, 2013

Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway; audio on introduction of millage election legislation

Rep. Lauwers talks about his legislation to help ensure voter participation and save taxpayer dollars by requiring all millage increase ballot proposals to be placed on November general elections.  The legislation is the first of five bill ideas from a constituent-driven legislative contest sponsored by Lauwers.  Mark Shrapnell of St. Clair contacted Lauwers with the…

Rep. Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck; audio on passage of AED drill legislation

Rep. Genetski talks about Wednesday’s House passage of legislation that allows a school to substitute a cardiac emergency response drill for one fire drill, and requires that a school substitute a cardiac emergency response drill if they have an automated external defibrillator available.  Rep. Genetski was joined at the Capitol by Jocelyn Leonard, the mother…