Rep. Whiteford talks about House passage Wednesday of her HB 4042, which would enable Michigan to join a 34-state nursing compact that Rep. Whiteford says would allow for greater reciprocity for nurse licensing and quicker access to care for Michigan residents.
Rep. Farrington talks to reporters on the House floor about her plan to ensure residents of the four counties that make up the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan are not forced to pay for services they do not receive.
Rep. Wozniak talks about House passage Tuesday of bi-partisan legislation that combats elder abuse and establishes increased protections for Michigan’s senior population.
Rep. Whiteford says with almost 30 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, Allegan County has been battling both erosion and issues created by debris, adding that as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, she is working to help her district.
Rep. O’Malley says he continues to work on some common-sense reforms for child care in Michigan, adding he needs more input to shape legislation as he moves forward.
Rep. Green talks about how he has met with officials in Wisner Township about preparations for spring flooding along Saginaw Bay, and some of the precautions that can be taken.
Rep. LaFave talks about his new legislation that he says would limit the ability of Department of Natural Resources officers to search on private property to those rules governing other law enforcement officers, like state troopers and sheriff’s deputies.
Rep. O’Malley talks about his breakfast guest Thursday, Ryan Biller of Manistee High School. Ryan Biller will be at the Capitol during the weekend for the annual Youth in Government program, which provides Michigan high school students with the opportunity to learn about representative democracy.
Rep. Albert talks about the signing into law by the Lieutenant Governor Wednesday of his legislation, HBs 4126 and 4127, which require warning labels to be placed on recreational and medical marijuana products sold in Michigan. The labels will read: “Warning: Use by pregnant or breastfeeding women, or by women planning to become pregnant, may…
Rep. Griffin talks about House passage of her House Resolution Wednesday declaring February 19 as Go Red for Women Day in Michigan. Rep. Griffin says she hopes the day creates greater awareness of the warning signs of strokes or heart attacks for women.
Rep. Mueller talks about his new legislation, HB 5489, that would increase funding for county and city road commissions and decrease funding for the state’s highway fund without increasing taxes or state debt.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Tuesday of his legislation that allows a 100-percent disabled military veteran to utilize a license plate other than the Disabled Veteran plate, while keeping the same benefits, like entry into state parks.
Rep. Kahle says she is pleased to hear the Governor has proposed restoring partial funding to the Pure Michigan program, saying it benefits local and family businesses throughout Michigan.
Rep. Green, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, says he expects to go through state spending line-by-line as he works on the state’s 2021 budget.
Rep. Glenn, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs and State Police, says she goes into the 2021 budget cycle with the dual goals of supporting the Michigan State Police and being respectful of taxpayer dollars.
House Appropriations Committee Chair Shane Hernandez says as work begins on the state’s budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year, he’ll be focused on determining what parts of state government are working. The budget was unveiled by the administration at the Capitol on Thursday.