Investing more in roads

Over the past four years, House Republicans have worked to make road funding a priority. If you’re looking for proof of this dedication, you need look no further than the investments the House has made under Republican leadership. Since 2010, House Republicans have invested more than $870 million from existing resources in improving our state’s roads…

Female entrepreneurs are rebuilding Detroit

Detroit has exited bankruptcy, and the future of the city has never looked brighter As Detroit quickly becomes both a vibrant cultural and business center once again, Michiganders — and now the rest of the country — can see the city is on the comeback. In fact, Fortune Magazine recently published a story highlighting the…

This Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who serve

Today — and every Veterans Day — we honor the service of all U.S. military veterans. Nov. 11 is a day dedicated to remembering those who have protected our way of life in the past and thanking those who continue to protect our way of life now. But we must do more than just thank our Michigan service members…

National Adoption Month: Helping provide a brighter future for all Michigan children

November is National Adoption Month, dedicated to raising awareness and making a difference in the lives of the 102,000 children in the United States who are currently seeking adoptive families. Michigan has made strides this legislative session to provide more children in our state with loving homes while easing challenges adoptive families and birthmothers encounter…

ICYMI: Detroit is back!

BREAKING: Bankruptcy judge approves Detroit’s all-encompassing plan to revive and reform the city. Federal Judge Steven Rhodes approved Detroit’s plan to overcome its historic bankruptcy today after the state, city and private entities worked tirelessly to resolve the challenging issue. The Motor City received guidance from emergency manager Kevyn Orr—who filed for bankruptcy on the city’s…

Economic index grows, proves Michigan’s strength again

As it has in the past few months, Comerica Bank reported more proof of Michigan’s economic strength this week. The Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in July and again in August, proving that the state is well on its way to making a full economic comeback. The index jumped to 120.4 points in August, indicating that things are…

It’s Election Day, don’t sit this one out

Make your voice heard and your vote count! Today is a big day across the nation and in the Great Lake State — it’s the first Tuesday in November, which means today is Election Day. In addition to casting votes for state representative, state senator and other local officials, voters will also be making their voice…