Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant; audio on repealing outdated law

Rep. Cotter talks about his efforts to repeal an outdated state law requiring that a cosmetology business and a cosmetology school operating under one roof be separated by a wall.   Representative Cotter says the issue was brought to him by a constituent, and, after studying the issue, found no reason for the existence of the…

Legislative Update for July 18, 2013

House Republicans talk about continued job creation, strong ratings for the state’s budget stabilization fund and spending time listening to Michiganders about natural resources.   Legislative Update for July 19, 2013  

Rep. Andrea LaFontaine, R-Columbus Twp.; audio on July 22 natural resources town hall

Rep. Andrea LaFontaine, R-Columbus Twp., the Chair of the Michigan House Natural Resources Committee, talks about the natural resources town hall she will participate in at the Gerrish Township Hall in Roscommon this Monday with 103rd District state Representative Bruce Rendon of Lake City.   LaFontaine0718131Rendon LaFontaine0718132Rendon

Rep. Phil Potvin, R-Cadillac

Rep. Potvin says he is hopeful that legislation creating a statewide telephone hotline to report threats of school violence or bullying will be approved later this year.  The plan is based on a program in Rep. Potvin’s home town of Cadillac.   Potvin0715131 Potvin0715132 Potvin0715133

Legislative Update for July 12, 2013

House Republicans talk about new manufacturing jobs in Livingston County and Tuesday’s hearing in Lansing on Common Core standards.   Legislative Update for July 12, 2013

Rep. Ken Yonker-R, Caledonia; audio on Michigan job competitiveness

Rep. Yonker, the Vice Chair of the Michigan Competitiveness Committee, says the June study released by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation showing Michigan as the national leader in the creation of manufacturing jobs is a reflection of how the state is becoming competitive again at both the national and global level.   Yonker0710131 Yonker0710132…