House Republicans talk about putting more money back into the pockets of Michigan families and legislation to combat drug trafficking in the Upper Peninsula.
Rep. Schmidt talks about Tuesday’s House vote ending the practice of applying the state sales tax to the full value of a vehicle, and implementing a system that levies the tax on the value of the vehicle minus the trade in.
Rep. Lauwers talks about House passage Tuesday of legislation that takes trade-ins into account when determining the taxable value of a new vehicle or boat.
Rep. Ray Franz’ weekly report from the state Capitol.
Rep. Lauwers talks about his two-bill package of legislation that will make an effective drunk driving prevention program permanent. Michigan sobriety courts have utilized a pilot ignition interlock program for three years, and Rep. Lauwers says the plan has been effective enough to warrant its use on a continuing basis. The measure has been approved…
House Republicans talk about an effective program to keep drunk drivers off the road and mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Rep. Franz talks about House passage Thursday of his Resolution declaring October 23 as School Bus Drivers Appreciation Day in Michigan and October 21-25 as School Bus Safety Week.
Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Twp.; audio on House Resolution on October 18 as Mammography Day in Michigan
Rep. Price talks about House passage Thursday of her House Resolution declaring October 18 as Mammography Day in Michigan. Rep. Price, a 12-year breast cancer survivor, says a regular mammography can save lives.
House Republicans contrast Michigan with Washington and talk about legislation to help provide more jobs through Michigan small businesses.
Rep. Rendon talks about an October 28 veterans meeting he’ll host in Prudenville.
Rep. Pettalia talks about the town hall meetings on fracking he will host in his district on November 1. The Rep. says the meetings will be a good way for his constituents to learn about both sides of a complicated issue.
Rep. Jenkins talks about testimony Wednesday in the House Commerce Committee or her legislation that would allow for equity crowdfunding in Michigan. The Representative was joined by several small business advocates from her Lenawee County district who said crowdfunding could provide a new source of capital for small and local businesses.
Rep. Franz talks about Tuesday’s Senate Military and Veterans Affairs committee passage of his legislation that allows fire departments in Michigan to waive examination requirements for veterans with military experience as firefighters. Rep. Franz says the bill is a common-sense measure that benefits both local fire departments and military veterans.
Rep. Forlini talks about Tuesday’s House passage of his legislation that allows bicyclist to extend their right hand to signal a turn, as opposed to raising their left hand.
Rep. Jenkins talks about her HB 4996, which would allow Michigan residents to make an equity investment in Michigan small businesses through Web-based crowdfunding. The measure, which will be before the House Commerce Committee on Wednesday, could help small and neighborhood businesses raise capital that they might not be able to raise otherwise. Currently, Michigan…
House Republicans talk about protecting accident victims, hunting and fishing promotion and education, and preserving student privacy as new technologies are introduced into student testing.