Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Matawan; audio on upgrading 911 technology

Rep. Griffin, the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Communications and Technology, talks about SB 400, currently pending in the Committee, which she says will help implement a vastly-needed upgrade of Michigan 911 system to more effectively respond to modern cell phones and changes in technology.  

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on local business visit on Friday

Rep. LaFave talks about his visit to Sayklly’s Candy Factory  in Escanaba Friday.  The visit is a continuation of “Beau’s LaFavorite Jobs,” in which Rep. LaFave has sought to thank and learn about local businesses in Upper Peninsula communities. LaFave will receive a tour of the business and take part in day-to-day operations, such as…

Rep. Beth Griffin, R-Mattawan; audio on FIRST Robotics grants

Rep. Griffin talks about FIRST Robotics grants for public schools in her district.  South Haven Public Schools were awarded $2,500; Bloomingdale Public Schools, $6,500; Mattawan Consolidated Schools, $2,500; Paw Paw Public Schools, $4,750; Decatur Public Schools, $6500; Lawton Community School District, $6,500; and Van Buren ISD, $2,500.  

Rep. Jeff Noble, R-Plymouth; audio on tax relief legislation

Rep. Noble talks about his new legislation to provide continued tax relief to Michigan families paying city income taxes in Michigan, saying his western Wayne County constituents would benefit from keeping more of what they have earned.  

Rep. Roger Hauck, R-Union Twp.; audio on tax relief proposal

Rep. Hauck talks about his legislation that allows Michigan families to continue claiming personal exemptions on income taxes in the wake of federal tax reforms being signed into law last month. Rep. Hauck’s bill also increases the state personal exemption from the current $4,000 to $4,300 for the 2018 tax year, with gradual increases reaching…