House Mental Health Task Fore member Dr. Ned Canfield looks ahead to a meeting of the panel in Detroit next week and says he thinks it is important for state Representatives to be educated about an issue that affects every Michigan family and that needs attention and reform.
Rep. Miller talks about the September 11 commemoration at the state Capitol on Thursday, and his guest, Dowagiac Deputy Fire Chief Guy Evans.
Rep. Bizon talks about his guest at Thursday’s September 11 commemoration at the state Capitol, Bedford Township Fire Chief Larry Cochensparger, and says the chief’s 50 years of service demonstrates the dedication of first responders.
Rep. Canfield talks about the September 11th commemoration at the state Capitol on Thursday, and his guest, 1st Lt. Patrick Darrow, who was recently named commander of the Michigan State Police Post in Caro.
Rep. Maturen talks about his guests at the Capitol’s September 11 commemoration on Thursday, the parents and fiance of slain Wayne State University Police officer Collin Rose, Randy and Karen Rose and Nikki Salgot. Collin Rose was killed in the line of duty in November 2016.
Rep. Griffin talks about Thursday’s September 11th commemorations at the state Capitol and her special guests from her district, Van Buren County Sheriff Dan Abbott and Van Buren County Undersheriff Chad Hunt.
Rep. Leutheuser talks about his guests at the state Capitol’s annual September 11th commemoration Thursday.
Rep. Kahle talks about her two honored guests at Thursday’s September 11th commemorations at the state Capitol.
Rep. Bronna Kahle, R-Clinton; audio on House passage of legislation modifying nominating petition filing deadline
Rep. Kahle talks about House passage Wednesday of HB 4892, which allows a city clerk to adjust the deadline for nominating petitions for odd year general elections if a city clerk publishes the incorrect date for the filing of the petitions. Tecumseh, in Rep. Kahle’s Lenawee County district, is one of four communities in Michigan…
Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on auto insurance reforms during Fall session of Legislature
Rep. LaFave says that reforming Michigan auto insurance is one of the topics he hears about most from his constituents and adds the time is ripe for an improved system.
Rep. Griffin talks about how public schools start the 2017-2018 school year with record high funding, and adds that measures like her new law (PA 23 of 2017) allowing schools to make energy improvements while using cost savings to pay for the upgrades, are also putting more dollars into the classroom.
Rep. Kahle talks about record funding for public schools in the 2017-2018 school year and says every school system in her Lenawee County district will see an increase in its per-pupil state grant.
Rep. Bizon looks ahead to the fall session of the Michigan Legislature.
Rep. Bizon looks ahead to the Fall session of the Michigan Legislature that begins next week, saying topics like health coverage, infrastructure and education continue to be marquee issues at the state Capitol.
Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard talks about the record amount of funding devoted to public schools in the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget, and says reforms made earlier this year to education retirement will lead to even more dollars going into the classroom in future years.
Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Twp.; audio on Tuesday Oakland County meeting of House Mental Health Task Force
Rep. Kesto, the Co-Chair of the bipartisan House Mental Health Task Force, talks about Tuesday’s Task force hearing at the Oakland Community Health Network in Auburn Hills from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the Aug. 29 meeting to listen to the information presented by service providers, law enforcement, and non-profits…