Rep. Nancy Jenkins, R-Clayton; audio small business investment legislation in committee

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…

Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama; audio on Military Families’ Relief Fund

Rep. Franz talks about House passage of his legislation that provides flexibility to the state’s Military Families’ Relief Fund, by allowing the Fund to provide assistance for individuals who are preparing to deploy.  The measure is now pending in the Michigan Senate.