Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Twp.; audio on House passage of Senate anti-blight legislation

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. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan; audio on Court of Claims jury trials

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.