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ICYMI: An update from House Republicans

House Republicans have been hard at work in their districts, placing their focus on local residents while also preparing for session to fully kick back into gear in the fall. Check out what’s been going on below. In the News: Rep. Holly Hughes hosted Speaker Kevin Cotter in Muskegon County, where they met with local…

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College should be accessible, tuition affordable

When it comes to higher education, House Republicans want to make Michigan colleges and universities as accessible as possible. In order to do so, we have to keep tuition affordable for families across the state. You may be aware that over the past few years, Republicans have made continued increases in base higher education funding,…

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Fixing Michigan Roads and Bridges: The Road to a Brighter Future

With roads still a hot topic to residents across the state, House Republicans are continuing to work with their colleagues across the aisle, as well as the Senate and Gov. Rick Snyder, to come up with a long-lasting solution to fix Michigan’s roads. Separate road-funding proposals have been approved in both the House and Senate,…

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform: An Update on the House’s landmark package

“This legislation is about doing right by individuals, law enforcement, and the trust and respect between them.” – Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary Nationwide cases have demonstrated the negative consequences in what we call “civil asset forfeiture,” a highly valuable tool by which public safety agencies repurpose money and…

House Republicans ahead of schedule: 36 percent of Action Plan complete

With one quarter of the 2015-2016 legislative session behind us, House Republicans have demonstrated a focus on Michigan by completing 36 percent of our Action Plan. Gov. Rick Snyder this week signed a balanced budget early for the fifth year in a row, and House Republicans are fulfilling their promises to Michiganders ahead of schedule, too. Shortly after…