Rep. Bizon talks about the signing into law of his HB 4472, which would allow pharmacists in Michigan to dispense an interchangeable biologic drug product in the place of a prescribed biologic. Rep. Bizon says the plan has the potential to provide substantial savings for consumers. The legislation is now Public Act 41 of 2018….
House Tax Policy Committee Chair Rep. Jim Tedder talks about the signing into law Wednesday of legislation maintaining the state’s personal income tax exemption and then increasing it to $4900 per person by 2021, a move he says will provide real tax relief for everyone who pays the state income tax in Michigan. …
Rep. Griffin talks about House passage Wednesday of her HB 5097, which streamlines broadband expansion in Michigan by capping fees that can be charged by county road commissions to providers building in a right of way and that will speed up projects while cutting government red tape.
Rep. Whiteford talks about House passage Wednesday of her HB 5439, which creates a psychiatric bed registry in Michigan that health care professionals can access for real-time information about the availability of in-patient beds. The measure came out of the Representative’s work on the bipartisan CARES (Community, Access, Resources, Education and Safety) task force on…
Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Twp.; audio on House passage of mental health early intervention legislation
Rep. Kesto talks about House passage Wednesday of his three-bill package of legislation that sets a 45-day time frame, with an allowance for a 15 day extension, for mental health competency exams for parole decisions and standing trial. The legislation flows out of the 2017 bi-partisan CARES (Community, Access, Resources, Education and Safety), which Rep….
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.