Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann; audio on 2020 state budget

Rep. O’Malley looks ahead to the start of the state’s fiscal year October 1, saying what happens in the next week and talk of a state shutdown are all part of a process, and that he expects a 2020 budget focused on the smart spending of taxpayer dollars to be in place.  

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on 14-day flavored vape deadline

Rep. LaFave talks about the state’s ban on flavored nicotine vaping products and the 14-day deadline the administration announced Wednesday for retailers to comply with the ban.  Rep. LaFave says he is concerned the deadline will have not solve the vaping issue and will likely be subject to a court challenge.