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…

Legislative Update for July 5, 2013

House Republicans talk about legislation that would create a statewide registry for individuals convicted of abusing animals and legislative work this summer on finding solutions and producing results on the road funding question.   Legislative Update for July 5, 2013

Legislative Update for June 28, 2013

House Republicans talk about their efforts to bring better technology to Michigan’s classrooms and their constituent work back home in their districts.   Legislative Update for June 28, 2013

Rep. Bill Rogers, R-Brighton; audio on technology emphasis of state education budget

Rep. Rogers, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12 funding, says the state’s education budget for 2014 has an emphasis on putting more technology into the classroom.    K-12 funding will see an increase of $440 million in 2014, including $40 million for early childhood education and more than $100 million committed to paying…