Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Escanaba; audio on new disabled vets legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about his new House Bills 4551 and 4552.  HB 4551 will allow disabled veterans to get into Michigan State Parks without having to purchase a park passport, while HB 4552 would enable disabled vets to use a handicapped sticker on their specialized state license plate rather than having to acquire a placard…

Rep. Ben Frederick, R-Owosso; audio on snow day legislation

Rep. Frederick talks about House passage Wednesday of an amended version of his snow day legislation, which will allow schools to not count closures during a governor-declared state of emergency against their allowed number of snow days.   The bill now goes to the Senate for a second time in an effort to make sure…

Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, R-Muskegon County; audio on passage of 2020 Ag budget

Rep. VanWoerkom, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development, talks about the panel reporting the ag spending plan to the full House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, saying it focuses on innovation and restores research dollars that had been cut in the Governor’s proposal.