Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on Senate school mascot legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about how he is fighting against SB 646, which could defund public schools that used mascots based on race or ethnicity.  Rep. LaFave points to several schools in his district that would be affected by the plan, adding that he hasn’t heard from a single constituent who says they find their local…

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek; audio on biologic drug product guideline legislation

Rep. Bizon talks about his HB 4472, which defines biologic product and biosimilar medications and establishes guidelines for pharmacists to substitute interchangeable biological drug products.  Rep. Bizon says the legislation effectively would allow pharmacists in Michigan to use the generic version of a whole new classification of biologic medications, and in doing so, provide more…

Rep. Aaron Miller, R-Sturgis; audio on election recount reform legislation

House Elections and Ethics Committee Chair Aaron Miller talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation that limits what he calls frivolous recounts from going forward by clarifying that candidates claiming to be “aggrieved” for the purpose of seeking a recount must be able to demonstrate a good-faith belief that, if not for fraud or mistake, they…