Rep. Pettalia talks about the town hall meetings on fracking he will host in his district on November 1. The Rep. says the meetings will be a good way for his constituents to learn about both sides of a complicated issue.
Rep. Jenkins talks about testimony Wednesday in the House Commerce Committee or her legislation that would allow for equity crowdfunding in Michigan. The Representative was joined by several small business advocates from her Lenawee County district who said crowdfunding could provide a new source of capital for small and local businesses.
Rep. Franz talks about Tuesday’s Senate Military and Veterans Affairs committee passage of his legislation that allows fire departments in Michigan to waive examination requirements for veterans with military experience as firefighters. Rep. Franz says the bill is a common-sense measure that benefits both local fire departments and military veterans.
Rep. Forlini talks about Tuesday’s House passage of his legislation that allows bicyclist to extend their right hand to signal a turn, as opposed to raising their left hand.
Rep. Jenkins talks about her HB 4996, which would allow Michigan residents to make an equity investment in Michigan small businesses through Web-based crowdfunding. The measure, which will be before the House Commerce Committee on Wednesday, could help small and neighborhood businesses raise capital that they might not be able to raise otherwise. Currently, Michigan…
House Republicans talk about protecting accident victims, hunting and fishing promotion and education, and preserving student privacy as new technologies are introduced into student testing.
Rep. Franz’ weekly update from Lansing.
Rep. Franz says while he is hearing from some constituents who confuse him for a federal lawmaker, state government in Lansing approved a budget months ago and is fully functioning.
Rep. Graves talks about Wednesday’s House passage of his legislation that protects recovering accident victims from over-aggressive solicitations, while cutting down on fraudulent claims on the state’s no-fault system.
Rep. Bumstead talks about House passage Wednesday of his legislation that uses existing licensing revenue to promote hunting, fishing and outdoor activities in Michigan.
Rep. Rendon talks about Wednesday’s House passage of legislation that will use existing licensing revenue to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan.
Rep. Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker; audio on designating a portion of I-96 in honor of Walker police officer Trevor Slot
Rep. VerHeulen talks about passage Wednesday of his HB 5002, which designates the stretch of I-96 in Walker in honor of Walker police officer Trevor Slot, who died in the line of duty on the same stretch of road.
Rep. Kelly talks about his legislation to protect the privacy of K-12 students, especially when it comes to cutting-edge testing methods such as facial recognition technology and other types of biometrics.
Rep. Amanda Price, a breast cancer survivor herself, talks about breast cancer awareness at the state Capitol.
Rep. Nesbitt says construction of the Keystone pipeline would benefit Michigan jobs as well as energy costs and security.
Rep. Franz’ PSA for Emergency Vehicle Awareness Month.