Rep. Glenn talks about House passage Thursday of SB 481, which names a portion of U.S. 10 after Lance Corporal Ryan Burgess, who was killed at the age of 21 on December 21, 2006, while serving his second tour of duty in Iraq.
Rep. Maturen talks about House passage Wednesday of SB 543, which designates the portion of highway I-94 between exit 80 and mile marker 86 in Kalamazoo County as the “Chief Ed Switalski Memorial Highway,” in honor of the Comstock Twp. Fire and Rescue Chief struck and killed by a vehicle in June 2017 while he was…
Rep. Kesto, the Chair of the House Law and Justice Committee, talks about Wednesday’s House passage of legislation making it a two-year felony to target an individual for attack for being a first responder.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 4591, which makes it a two-year felony for targeting an individual for attack because he or she is a law enforcement officer, corrections officer, firefighter, or EMS worker.
Rep. Miller talks about his HB 4735, which offers duel enrollers in school districts along a state line the option to enroll in a district in the adjoining state. Rep. Miller says the legislation was brought to him by a constituent. The measure has passed out of the House and the Senate and is awaiting…
Rep. VanderWall comments on passage in the Michigan House of legislation giving Michigan families and seniors income tax relief.
Rep. LaFave talks about House passage Thursday of a three-bill package that will retain and then increase the personal exemption on the state income tax, while providing additional savings for seniors and families paying a city income tax.
House Appropriations Committee on Higher Education Chair Kim LaSata comments on sending a letter to Michigan State University Thursday seeking information related to the school’s inquiries into sexual assault allegations against former MSU physician Larry Nassar.
Rep. Kahle comments on Thursday’s House passage of legislation retaining and increasing the state personal income tax exemption while providing additional relief for seniors.
Rep. Iden talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 5257, which prohibits the possession of computer ransomware with intent to use.
Speaker of the House Tom Leonard talks to reporters after Wednesday’s House session about the 96-11 passage of HR 234, which calls for the immediate resignation of MSU President Lou Anna Simon, adding he personally thinks the MSU Board of Trustees should resign as well.
Rep. Whiteford talks about Tuesday’s State of the State address and says she’s is pleased the Governor focused on two of her priorities, the opioid crisis and rural broadband.
Rep. LaSata, the chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, says she’s pleased the Governor touched on the Larry Nassar case in his State of the State, adding that she will be especially focused on college safety in the upcoming budget process.
Rep. Iden talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and says young Michigan residents can once again plan a future in close to home.
Rep. Canfield talks about Tuesday’s State of the State Address and how Michigan’s economy has improved since he got involved in public service.
Rep. LaFave talks about Tuesday’s State of the State and says there needs to be a continued focus on small, local and family businesses.