Rep. Griffin talks about the September 11th ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and her two guests from her district, VanBuren County Undersheriff Kevin Conklin and South Haven paramedic firefighter Dawn Hinz.
Rep. Muller talks about his guests at the September 11th ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guests, Sgt. Dwayne Jewell from the Linden Police Department, and Chief Ryan Volz from the Fenton Twp. Fire Department.
Rep. Howell talks about the September 11th ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest, Elba Twp. Fire Chief Mike Burke.
Rep. Bronna Kahle talks about the 9/11 commemoration at the state Capitol Wednesday, and her guests, Lenawee County Undersheriff Jeff Ewald and Clinton Police Chief Tony Cuevas.
Rep. Paquette talks about the September 11th ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guests, Berrien County Sheriff L.Paul Bailey and Niles Fire Chief Larry Lamb.
Rep. Vaupel talks about House adoption Tuesday of his House Resolution 93, which calls on the federal government to repeal the Medicaid exemption rule that prohibits Medicaid dollars from being used for inmates in prison or jail. Rep. Vaupel says there is a costs savings to be had, and adds that repealing the rule would…
Rep. Rendon talks about House passage Tuesday of her HB 4127, which would place warning labels aimed at expectant and breastfeeding mothers in Michigan on recreational and medical marijuana products.
Rep. Iden talks about discussion in the House Regulatory Affairs Committee Tuesday on a three-bill package that would allow for sports betting and online gaming in Michigan. A Michigan entity that holds a casino license from the gaming control board would be able to apply for a Sports Betting License. Rep. Iden says the plan…
Rep. Albert talks about House passage Tuesday of his HB 4126, which would place warning labels aimed at expectant and breastfeeding mothers in Michigan on recreational and medical marijuana products. The plan now advances to the Michigan Senate.
House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Matt Hall talks about the meeting the committee will hold Thursday to discuss Gov. Whitmer’s recent emergency declaration to ban the sale of flavored nicotine products for people of all ages in Michigan. Rep Hall says no one supports teen age vaping, but says more public input is needed on…
Rep. Leutheuser talks about a new, bi-partisan package of legislation that smooths the way toward expunging the misdemeanor and low-felony records of Michigan residents who have been out of the court system for years, saying expungement opens up a new world of job and career opportunities.
House Judiciary Committee Chair Graham Filler talks about the introduction this week of bi-partisan legislation designed to improve Michigan’s economy, strengthen communities and broaden the state’s pool of skilled labor by making common-sense criminal justice reforms streamlining the expungement process for misdemeanors and low-level felonies.
Rep. Meerman talks about his legislation in the new, bi-partisan expungement reform package being introduced this week, saying his measure brings needed common-sense to expunging misdemeanor marijuana possession charges.
Rep. Wendzel talks about the introduction this week of bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation to streamline the expungement process for misdemeanors and low-level felonies. Rep. Wendzel says the plan will help people who have been out of the system for a while rebuild their lives while providing more hiring options for local businesses. …
Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville; audio on suicide commission legislation in House Health Policy Committee
House Health Policy Committee Chairman Rep. Hank Vaupel talks about SB 228, which establishes a 27-member state Suicide Prevention Commission. Rep. Vaupel says a spike in the rate of suicides is a significant Michigan health concern that spans demographics. The bill was reported out of Health Policy this past week and has now moved to…
Rep. Markkanen says that, contrary to statements made by the Governor, the Michigan House has approved a 2020 public education budget that increases funding for every student in the state, adding he is troubled the administration would leverage school kids to push a for 45-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase.