Talking with Capitol reporters on the House floor prior to Tuesday’s House session, Speaker Chatfield says he has reached out to the Governor several times to continue talks over the 2020 state budget and is hopeful he’ll get a positive response.
Rep. Bollin, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, says work on the state’s 2020 budget continues at the Capitol this week, adding she wants the spending plan to reflect Livingston County priorities. The new fiscal year begins October 1.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley talks about the start of committee evaluation Tuesday of a bi-partisan plan that would give local governments in Michigan new options for raising revenue for road improvements. Rep. O’Malley says it is local roads that need the most work across much of Michigan.
Rep. Reilly talks about his HB 4436, which prohibits public colleges and universities from quarantining free speech to designated “free speech zones.” Rep. Reilly says campuses should be places where the free exchange of thought is encouraged. The measure has been reported out of the House Oversight Committee and is now pending in the…
Rep. Cole encourages people in his community to take advantage of this weekend’s Liberty Hunt, for youth hunters and hunters with disabilities, and to be aware of changes in some hunting regulations.
Rep. LaFave talks about testimony Thursday morning in the House Commerce and Tourism Committee on his HB 4732, which would allow gas stations to dispense fuel when an attendant was not on duty. Rep. LaFave says the practice is common in many states and would be a good option for Michigan motorists, especially in the…
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley talks about bipartisan legislation unveiled Thursday to give local communities more tools in their toolbox when it comes to providing needed road repairs. Rep. O’Malley travelled around Michigan this summer listening to local officials about how best to improve the roads people drive on every day.
Rep. LaFave talks about the 9/11 ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest for the day, Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald.
Rep. Wakeman talks about the 9/11 ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest, Saginaw Twp. Police Chief Donald F. Pussehl.
Rep. O’Malley talks about the 9/11 ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest, Almira Twp. Fire Chief Steve Adams.
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…