Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Twp. audio on passage of cyberbullying legislation

Rep. Lucido talks about passage in the Michigan Senate of his HB 5017, which prohibits cyberbullying in Michigan.  The legislation defines cyberbullying as posting a message or statement in a public media forum about any other person that is intended to place a person in fear of bodily harm or death and the message or…

Rep. Jim Lower, R-Cedar Lake; audio on House passage of petition reform legislation

Rep. Lower talks about House passage Wednesday evening of his HB 6595, which regulates petition circulators, and requires that not more than 15 percent of certified signatures come from any one congressional district, while also mandating that initiative campaigns provide a short summary at the top of their petitions.  Representative Lower says the plan is…

Rep. Curt VanderWall, R-Ludington; audio on new ice shanty regulations

As Michigan lakes freeze up, Rep. VanderWall is reminding Michigan anglers of changes to state regulations involving ice shanties made by his PA 25 of 2018.  The new law allows Michigan anglers to post his or her driver license or sport card number on a shanty instead of their name and address.      …

Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Twp.; audio on House passage of fireworks law changes

Rep. Lilly speaks with reporters on the House floor Thursday evening about passage of his HBs 5939 and 5941, which enhance the abilities of local municipalities to determine the times consumer fireworks may be fired off within their city limits and provide the executive branch with the authority to prohibit the use of consumer fireworks in…

Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville; audio on House passage of fetal alcohol legislation

Rep. Vaupel talks about Wednesday’s House passage of HB 6086, which requires, bars, restaurants and liquor stores to add the following language to signage already mandated by law: “Pregnancy and alcohol do not mix. Drinking alcoholic beverages of any type during pregnancy can cause birth defects”.  Rep. Vaupel, the Chair of the House Health Policy…