Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant; audio on Senate passage of college jury duty bills

Rep. Cotter talks about Tuesday’s Senate passage of his HB5470, which would allow full-time college students to postpone jury duty to the end of the academic year if the student could prove that jury service would conflict with their studies.  Rep. Cotter says he hears from CMU students in his Mt. Pleasant district that jury service can…

Rep. Joe Haveman, R-Holland; audio on Wednesday’s 2015 budget presentation

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Haveman says the 2015 state budget that will be presented to the Legislature Wednesday reflects a significantly better Michigan economy but also cautions that lawmakers will still face challenges as they work on the state’s spending plan for the next fiscal year.  

Legislative Update for January 30, 2014

House Republicans talk about legislation regarding reselling game and concert tickets, a bill creating the framework for an intrastate stock exchange and February as American Heart Month.