Rep. Schmidt says state government has been working to keep propane supplies moving across the state, but adds constituents should contact his office if they need assistance.
Rep. Franz, R-Onekama, comments on House passage this week of legislation that establishes the framework for the use of carbon dioxide to draw the remaining oil from decommissioned Michigan wells.
Rep. Franz talks about the week’s activities at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Rep. Franz talks about Thursday’s approval by the House Financial Liability Reform Committee of his HJR CC, which calls on the U.S. Congress to call a Convention of the States for the purpose of proposing a Constitutional Amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
House Republicans talk about what they say is a win for both energy and the environment, discuss campaign finances and look ahead to committee meetings on aquatic invasive species.
Rep. Nesbitt talks about House passage Thursday of a four-bill package that will permit Michigan’s oil and gas industry to expand while cutting down the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air.
Rep. Leonard talks about his new legislation that, starting in 2015, would prohibit state dollars from being used for a candidate running unopposed on in a gubernatorial primary.
House Tourism Committee Chair Peter Pettalia talks about a joint hearing next Tuesday with the combined House and Senate Natural Resources and Tourism Committees focusing on invasive species in the Great Lakes.
House Natural Resources Committee Chair Andrea LaFontaine talks about a joint hearing next Tuesday with the combined House and Senate Natural Resource and Tourism Committees focusing on invasive species in the Great Lakes.
Rep. Lori reminds his constituents that information on home heating assistance can be obtained by calling 211 or his Lansing office at 877-262-5959, and that Michigan residents have until September 30 to file for the Michigan Home Heating Credit.
House Republicans discuss House approval of human trafficking legislation, talk about adoption reform and look at record Michigan exports.
Rep. Graves talks about Wednesday’s House passage of his legislation, HB 5231, that modernizes gender references in the state’s prostitution act, a change that Rep. Graves says will give law enforcement additional tools to use to fight human trafficking.
Rep. Kelly says that road work during the 2014 construction season needs to focus on maintaining and repairing local roads.
Rep. Somerville says warmer weather will spell continued problems for Michigan roads and additional challenges for repairing them.
House Republicans talk about a focus on local roads and bipartisan efforts to solve Michigan’s propane crisis.
Rep. Schmidt says that Michigan exports hit an all-time high in 2013 of $58.5 billion and reflect a state economy that is becoming globally diversified.