Rep. Rogers, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12 Education, says Friday’s Winter Revenue Estimating Conference in Lansing is good news for the state’s public schools and a reflection improved economic times across Michigan.
Rep. Potvin says the word from Friday’s Winter Revenue Estimating Conference is positive, but that the state needs to continue to take a prudent approach to budgeting.
House Republicans outline their Action Agenda for 2014 and talk about bipartisan efforts to reduce recidivism among Michigan parolees.
Rep. Cotter, the Chair of the House Republican Policy Committee, says looking ahead to 2014, House Republicans will focus on a more accountable and efficient state government.
Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons, R-Alto, says improving state population and job numbers, coupled with projections for surplus state revenues, point to Michigan being in recovery.
Rep. Nesbitt says that moving into 2014, he will remain focused on issues like regulatory reform and job growth.
Appropriations Committee member Rob VerHeulen of Walker looks ahead to Friday’s Winter Revenue Estimating Conference at the state Capitol and says despite talk about budget surpluses, the focus still needs to be on the efficient spending of taxpayer dollars.
Rep. Haveman talked about legislation announced at the Richard Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia this week that would allow the Michigan Department of Corrections of issue certificates of employability to inmates receiving specialized jobs training and that would prohibit licensing agencies or boards from using a former inmate’s criminal record as the sole reason for…
In this week’s panel discussion, we look ahead to Friday’s winter revenue estimating conference and a potential state budget surplus and talk about home heating assistance.
In this week’s profile, we visit with Rep. Pat Somerville of Brownstown Twp.
Rep. Tom Leonard of DeWitt Twp, talks about the visit he’ll make with fellow House Commerce Committee members in January to the 2014 North American International Auto Show.
House Republicans look ahead to the 2014 North American International Auto Show.
In this week’s panel discussion, we focus on activity at the state Capitol in the first weeks of 2014.
The week’s profile looks at Rep. Earl Poleski of Jackson.
House Republicans Thursday announce more than 100 state and local road projects made possible through the Roads and Risks Reserve Fund.
House Appropriations Committee Chair Joe Haveman of Holland says additional dollars flowing toward local roads in 2014 is positive news for his district and the state as a whole.