#FF Child support reforms help our children toward a #BrighterFuture

Welcome to this week’s #FollowFriday, where we look at bills that tackle the complex and sometimes burdensome process of securing child support agreements. The Michigan House and Senate have been hard at work on a nearly 25 bill package to help streamline and improve the process of agreeing on child support payments. A few highlights…

Don’t worry, be ready

Are you ready for a power outage or fire? What about a flood, maybe even a tornado or two? Are you prepared to help those around you in case of a medical emergency?   No one wants to experience natural disasters or health scares, but it’s very important to prepare your family, home, colleagues and…

OK2Say hotline unveiled

The Michigan Legislature, along with Attorney General Bill Schuette, has worked hard over the last few years to make Michigan a safer place – cracking down on crimes that range from scrap metal theft to identity theft and even phone and utility scams targeting our elderly. House Republicans have also worked to make our kids…

Reinventing the auto industry in Michigan

The state that gave the world the assembly line is yet again at the forefront of innovation in the automotive industry, pushing the envelope once more thanks in part to Michigan’s growing tech industry. General Motors, Ford and the University of Michigan will work with the Michigan Department of Transportation to test technology allowing vehicles…

Meijer for hire

Michigan’s economy continues to improve by leaps and bounds, leading the state toward a brighter, more productive future. Whether it’s investing additional dollars into our state’s rainy day fund, working to ensure students receive a quality education or working to create jobs; Michigan is on the road to recovery. Each week and month, more great…

#TBT: Back to school for a #BrighterFuture

Welcome to the latest edition of Throwback Thursday.  As Michigan children head back to school, we are taking a look at the work the House Education Committee has done to provide Michigan children the best possible education and Michigan teachers the tools they need to help these students. Education is often a hot-button issue in…

Build your career in Michigan

Happy Labor Day! A national holiday since 1887, Labor Day is set aside to pay tribute to our country’s workers and their achievements. It is a yearly celebration of the contributions American workers have made to the strength, success and vitality of the U.S. Michigan is filled with hard-working men and women who are essential to our…