Rep. Price, the Chair of the House Local Government Committee, talks about House passage of Senate legislation that gives administrative hearings bureaus in Grand Rapids, Jackson, Flint, Detroit and four Detroit suburbs the ability to increase penalties for blight violations and prohibits individuals with outstanding blight fines from being granted building permits. Rep. Price says…
Rep. Cotter talks about his legislation approved by the House on Thursday that will allow Michigan microbreweries to increase production from the current cap of 30,000 barrels a year to 60,000 barrels a year, a move Rep. Cotter says should lead to more growth.
Rep. Franz’ weekly update from the state Capitol.
Rep. Franz talks about Thursday’s House passage of legislation that increases the number of barrels that Michigan microbreweries can produce annually from 30,000 to 60,000.
House Republicans add clarity to the state’s new law restructuring the Court of Claims, talk about hunting rights, and honor a Detroit broadcasting legend.
Rep. McBroom talks about his HB 5156, which guarantees Michigan residents the right to a trial by jury in suits against the state. The legislation clarifies a new state law that gave voters from across Michigan a say in who serves on the Court of Claims.
Rep. Shirkey talks about his HB 5156, which guarantees Michigan residents the right to a trial by jury in suits against the state. The legislation clarifies a new state law that gave voters from across Michigan a say in who serves on the Court of Claims.
Rep. Outman talks about the virtual buck pole he’ll post on his Facebook page for the 2013 firearm deer season.
Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City; audio on enshrining hunting, fishing and trapping in state Constitution
Rep. Rendon talks about his House Joint Resolution K, which would protect hunting, fishing and trapping rights in Michigan through an amendment to the state Constitution.
House Republicans talk about eliminating a law on licensing dieticians that was never implemented, and a measure designed foster job growth in the building trades.
Rep. Franz talks about the signing into law Wednesday of his legislation that allows veterans with firefighting experience to qualify for firefighter licensure in Michigan, something he says will benefit veterans and fire departments alike.
Rep. Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage; audio on passage of legislation clarifying property taxes on new, occupied housing
Rep. O’Brien talks about Wednesday’s House passage of her legislation that clarifies existing state law regarding property taxation of new, but unoccupied, homes. The legislation makes it clear that the tax exemption for those homes also extends to development property. Representative O’Brien says the measure will help jobs in skilled trades and add some stability…
Rep. McBroom talks about House passage Wednesday of his legislation repealing a 2006 law that licensed Michigan dieticians and nutritionists. In seven years, the law had never been implemented.
Speaker Jase Bolger talks about his meeting with Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan and Rep. Brad Jacobsen discusses his election bill providing common sense tools to Michigan’s city and township clerks.
Rep. McBroom talks about Tuesday’s visit to the Capitol of Miss Michigan Teen USA Iris Robare, a Gladstone High School student, and describes how she job-shadowed him during the course of the day.
Rep. Jacobsen talks about House passage Tuesday of his legislation that provides for greater election cooperation between local communities.