Getting the Facts: Michigan residents get an early Halloween scare on parole reforms

Here’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to political discourse: If advocates resort to scare tactics and fear-mongering to bolster their case, you can bet the facts are not on their side. Case in point involves bipartisan legislation that will save millions of taxpayer dollars in our state corrections budget, which has ballooned…

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…

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,…

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,…

A much-needed facelift for the Capitol dome: Protecting & preserving the people’s building

Lansing, Mich. — Come within just a few miles of the Michigan State Capitol Building and you’ll notice its iconic white dome looks a little unusual. That’s because it’s encased by tiers of scaffolding to help a restoration team revitalize the 136-year-old structure. This is the first significant renovation project in more than two decades, and includes weatherproofing,…