Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston; audio on health care access legislation

Rep. Tedder talks about his legislative package to allow licensed physicians who meet certain eligibility criteria  to apply for an expedited license that authorizes him or her to practice in all other states that are members of the Medical Licensure Compact.  Rep. Tedder says the plan could bring expert health care to rural Michigan through…

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Oakland County; audio on bill codifying Patriot Week in Michigan

Rep. Tedder talks about his testimony Wednesday in the House Government Operations Committee on his HB 4856, which designates September 11 through the 17 as Patriot Week in Michigan.  Rep. Tedder was joined by Oakland Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren.  The week would focus on American ideals and history.  The Legislature has passed Resolutions proclaiming…

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston; audio on career technical education initiatives

Rep. Tedder talks about work in the Legislature to add more flexibility in high school graduation requirements to allow courses in skilled trades, like coding, to qualify for credit.  HBs 4315-4318 are out of the House and currently pending in the Michigan Senate.  Representative Tedder, the Chair of the House Tax Policy Committee, says Michigan…

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Clarkston; audio on tax policy

House Tax Policy Committee Chair Jim Tedder says his committee looks forward to having what he calls a robust discussion on tax issues in the months ahead, arguing that Michigan families were promised an income tax reduction and that it’s time for the state to deliver.  

Rep. Jim Tedder, R-Waterford Twp.; audio on new financial literacy law

Rep. Tedder talks about his Public Act 186 of 2015, signed by the Governor earlier this month, that would allow a financial literacy or personal economic class to count as an economics credit under the Michigan Merit Curriculum.  Rep. Tedder says he believes that new law will help build greater personal economic literacy among young…