Rep. Glenn talks about House passage Friday of auto insurance reform legislation.
Rep. Leutheuser speaks on the House floor Friday before the vote on the auto insurance reform bill.
Rep. Green speaks on the House floor Friday afternoon before passage of auto insurance reform legislation, saying he will continue to speak on behalf of Michigan’s brain injury rehab facilities.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Friday of House Bill 4331, would allow individuals to transport uncased, loaded long-barreled firearms on private land using any kind of vehicle. The same freedoms are already permitted for pistols, crossbows and slingshots. Rep. LaFave says he is pleased the measure received bipartisan support.
Rep. Hall talks about House passage Friday of his HB 4434, which would allow a CPL holder who is found concealed-carrying within one year of his or her CPL expiring subject to a civil infraction and a $330 fine, rather than the current felony penalties.
Rep. Whiteford talks about passage Wednesday by the full House Appropriations Committee of the state’s $26 billion Department of Health and Human Services budget for the 2020 fiscal year. Rep. Whiteford says the measure includes important funding to combat human trafficking and assist children who have experienced trauma. The plan now goes to the…
Rep. Huizenga talks about passage by the full House Appropriations Committee Wednesday of the state’s General Government budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year. The budget funds several state offices, including the Attorney General, Secretary of State, Executive Office and the Legislature.
Rep. Iden talks about his testimony Tuesday before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in support a bipartisan package he is spearheading to reform Michigan occupational licensing law in a way that allows people with criminal convictions to more easily pursue a career once they have been released from prison.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about the work of the Committee in the week ahead, saying members will focus on innovation, while noting that new technologies are not a “golden fix” for Michigan’s roads.
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on ongoing auto insurance talks with the Governor
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield talks with reporters on the floor of the House Thursday afternoon and says discussions with the Governor on auto insurance reform will continue throughout the weekend and that he remains focused on delivering results for Michigan families.
Rep. Green talks about how he will attend the ground breaking for the new Quality Roasting facility in Gilford Friday and then spend part of Saturday honoring Vietnam veterans in Unionville.
Rep. Albert talks about House passage Wednesday of Senate legislation that would ban the sale of vaping paraphernalia to individuals under the age of 18, while also making possession by minors illegal. Representative Albert, who has sponsored similar House legislation, says vaping has become a serious health issue for Michigan’s young people.
Rep. LaFave speaks on the House floor Tuesday afternoon prior to the passage of his HR 95, which declares May 12 through the 18 as Police Week in Michigan.
Rep. Huizenga, who chairs the General Government budget subcommittee that provides the funding for most state departments and the Legislature, talks about progress on the 2020 spending plan and how he expects the measure to advance to the House Appropriations Committee next week.
Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the budget subcommittee that oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, talks about how the department’s $26 billion spending plan for Fiscal Year 2020 was approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday and sent to the full House.
Rep. Paquette talks about the commemoration of National Police Week this week, both at the Capitol and back in the district he represents.