Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on Freedom of Information legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about his new legislation requiring Michigan governors to adhere to the Freedom of Information Act and disclose information to the public when they declare a state of emergency or disaster in Michigan. Rep. LaFave says he’s especially concerned about the lack of information about gubernatorial decisions that sent recovering COVID-19 patients to…

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on commercial fishing legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about his reservations on a three-bill package that could be debated in the House Thursday that would update Michigan’s 49-year old laws governing commercial fishing in Michigan.  Rep. LaFave says he’s concerned that some of the limits and fees in the proposed legislation will harm the remaining commercial fishing operations in the…

Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain; audio on pneumatic air bow legislation

Rep. LaFave talks about his HB 4332, which would permit the use of pneumatic air bows in Michigan.  The bows utilize compressed air, and Rep. LaFave says their use would open new hunting opportunities for people with physical limitations that prevent them from using a firearm or pulling back the string on a bow.  The…