Rep. Allor talks about House passage Tuesday of her HR 222, expressing support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and opposing any reduction in its boundaries. The Sanctuary is under review at the federal level and Rep. Allor says it plays an important economic and educational role in northeast lower Michigan.
Rep. Theis speaks about passage Tuesday by the House Law and Justice Committee of her legislation that would require schools to expel students who are convicted of criminal sexual conduct against another pupil enrolled in the same school district; and prohibit an offender from enrolling in a school building where their victim attends school. The legislation is…
Rep. Griffin talks about her HB 5659, which makes youth sports coaches, trainers and volunteers in youth athletic activities mandatory reporters of child abuse. The measure is part of a package of legislation unveiled at a press conference at the Capitol Monday. The legislation is inspired by the recent sexual assault allegations against former physician Larry…
Rep. Barrett talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4053, which codifies the long-existing practice of requiring government bodies to perform official functions in English.
Rep. Bizon talks about the supplemental appropriation of $175 million allocated by the House this week for additional road work during the 2018 construction season.
Rep. Howell talks about the $175 million supplemental appropriation approved by the House Wednesday that will provide additional funding for road repairs in 2018.
Rep. LaSata talks about House passage of supplemental budget language that adds an additional $175 million in road money for county and local road work in 2018.
Rep. LaFave talks about House approval of legislation allocating $175 million in lapsed state money for additional 2018 road work.
Rep. Griffin talks about the allocation by the House of $175 million lapsed budget dollars for 2018 road work.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage of an additional $175 million in road funding from lapsed budget dollars.
Rep. Kahle talks about House passage Wednesday of a supplemental bill budget allocating an additional $175 million in 2018 road funding from lapsed money from the last budget cycle.
Rep. Canfield talks about House passage Tuesday of his House Resolution 250, which establishes February 18-24, 2018, as Family Medicine Week in the state of Michigan. Dr. Canfield, a family physician for some 30 years himself, says it is becoming increasingly difficult to attract individuals to practice in smaller communities like his home of Sebewaing….
Talking with reporters on the House floor this week, House Speaker Tom Leonard says a priority in the days ahead is a possible supplemental appropriation of $175 million for road and bridge work in 2018. The Governor has proposed spending that amount of money, from lapsed state funds, in 2019, and Speaker Leonard says he…
Rep. Hoitenga talks about House passage Thursday of her HB 5220, which raises the maximum allowable concentration of oleoresin capsicum, the active ingredient in pepper spray, from 10 to 18 percent. This increases the effectiveness of the solution and brings Michigan in line with the current federal limit, which the majority of other states have…
Rep. Cole talks about Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, set for this Saturday and Sunday, reminding people that fishing is a good family activity and encouraging safety on the ice.
Rep. Canfield talks about Wednesday’s final House passage of legislation that will end Michigan’s fifteen-year old driver responsibility fees, saying the fees are too punitive and are an obstacle to employment for many Michigan residents.