In this week’s roundtable, we look at auto insurance reform and constituent service efforts with home heating assistance, flood preparation and tax information.
In this week’s member profile, we visit with Rep. Brad Jacobsen of Oakland County.
House Republicans talk about auto insurance reform and removing phrases like “mental retardation” from Michigan law.
Rep. Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck; audio on Resolution for Convention of the States on balanced federal budget
Rep. Genetski talks about HJR CC, which petitions the U.S. Congress for a Convention of the States for the purpose of proposing a U.S. constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant; audio on legislation removing “mental retardation” from state law
Rep. Cotter talks about new House legislation that eliminates “mental retardation” and similar phrases from state law.
Rep. Lori talks about legislation being introduced in the House that would eliminate “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded” and similar phrases from state law. The legislation flows from recommendations from the Michigan Commission on Mental Health and Wellness.
House Republicans talk about committee passage of an income tax rollback plan and discuss home heating assistance.
Rep. Somerville talks about Wednesday’s approval by the House Tax Policy Committee of a three-bill package that will roll back Michigan’s income tax rate to 4.05% and provide additional savings when state revenues are increasing.
Rep. Poleski talks about home heating assistance for Jackson County residents.
Rep. Outman talks about some of the types of home heating assistance available for Michigan residents.
House Republicans talk about helmet use on ORVs on private land, hold hearings on aquatic invasive species and discuss legislation on the future of state-owned railroad lines.
Rep. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City; audio on House passage of legislation on state-owned railroad lines
Rep. Schmidt talks about House passage Tuesday of Senate legislation that eliminates requirements for the state to divest itself of state-owned rail lines while reducing cumbersome requirements that currently need to be met for the sale of state-owned railroad properties.
House Natural Resources Committee Chair Andrea LaFontaine talks about Tuesday’s joint meetings between her committee and the House Tourism Committee on aquatic invasive species in Great Lakes waters.
Rep. Rendon talks about House passage Tuesday of his legislation that changes state law to allow private property owners and their guests to ride ORVs on their private land without a helmet, a move that mirrors the state’s snowmobile law.
Rep. Joe Graves comments on a February 25th human trafficking town hall meeting he will host at 7:00 p.m. the St. John’s Church Activity Center at 610 Adelaide in Fenton. Rep. Graves says human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing types of crime in Michigan, adding that it is an issue in every corner of…
In this week’s legislative profile, we sit down with Rep. Dan Lauwers.