Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp.; audio non committee consideration of rural broadband legislation

Rep. Whiteford talks about testimony this week in the House Communications and Technology Committee on her HB 5670, which would  establish the “Broadband Investment Act”.  The plan creates a seven-member board made up of individuals representing townships, counties and telecommunication providers, tasked with identifying areas in Michigan that are unserved or underserved and develop policies to…

Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township; audio on reporting sexual assault legislation

House Law and Justice Committee Chair Klint Kesto talks to reporters Tuesday evening about sexual assault legislation the committee plans to report to the full House Wednesday afternoon, saying he thinks the multi-bill, bi-partisan package will prevent situations like the one involving Larry Nassar at MSU and keep young people safe.