House Republicans talk about a bipartisan House effort to reform aviation fuel taxes in Michigan, discuss efforts to stop Bridge Card abuse, and look to a visit to a northern Michigan small business on Friday.
Rep. Schmidt talks about bi-partisan House passage Thursday of his legislation that shifts the taxation of aviation fuel from a cents-per-gallon formula to a 4% wholesale tax, while holding aviation fuel exempt from the state sales tax.
Rep. Poleski talks about his December in-district office hours and his constituent contact efforts.
Rep. Leonard talks about House passage Wednesday of his legislation reforming Michigan sentencing guidelines for individuals convicted of trying to solicit an undercover police officer while thinking they’re a minor.
House Speaker Jase Bolger talks about the Detroit bankruptcy and House Republicans talk about legislation to protect Michigan kids.
Rep. Rendon talks about his new law that allows veterans with applicable service experience to test for their Michigan builder’s license without taking the currently required coursework.
Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park township; audio on House passage of breast and cervical cancer license plate legislation
Rep. Price talks about House passage Wednesday of her legislation that creates a state breast and cervical cancer awareness fund; Senate legislation creating a breast and cervical cancer license plate sponsored by Sen. Glenn Anderson should be in the House shortly to complete the bi-partisan package.
Rep. Kowall talks about House passage Wednesday of her legislation that will treat minors coerced into prostitution as victims and not criminals.
House Republicans talk about legislative efforts to fight auto theft and a bill that honors a fallen police officer.
This week’s roundtable edition of the Legislative Update focuses on the Board of Canvassers’ approval of signatures on the abortion coverage citizens’ initiative, more transparency for the Affordable Care Act, and the MIbestbuck contest.
House Republicans say they’re hearing constituents calling for results in Lansing and talk about a new law that helps both military veterans and fire departments alike.
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.