Rep. Whiteford speaks at the state Capitol Thursday as she announces the introduction of a bi-partisan, 24-bill package of legislation geared toward helping survivors of human trafficking.
Rep. Whiteford says the Governor’s State of the State Wednesday spun a false narrative on health care issues, ranging from bias training to eliminating coverage for pre-existing conditions.
Rep. Whiteford talks about the signing into law of her legislation that establishes a mental health support hotline in Michigan. The hotline will be available 24 hours a day and provide access to any Michigan resident in need.
Rep. Whiteford talks about final House passage Tuesday of her HB 4051, which establishes a permanent, statewide mental health hotline to connect people in need with important support services.
Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, talks about her participation in a legislative hearing Thursday at the state Capitol on how human trafficking is impacting Michigan. Rep. Whiteford’s subcommittee and the House Health Policy Committee will listen to testimony from a variety of experts. January is Human…
Rep. Whiteford talks about House passage Tuesday of her HB 4700, which is designed ensure people who are treated for mental health and substance abuse disorders in prison continue receiving treatment upon their release.
Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the subcommittee that oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says the spending plan she ushered through the 2020 budget debate focuses on families and children, but says she is studying how the Governor’s vetoes affect her priorities. The DHHS budget is the largest single budget…
Rep. Whiteford talks about the townhall meeting she will hold with Rep. Bradley Slagh on road repairs and auto insurance reform this coming Monday, August 19, at the Holland City Hall, from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. In addition to Representatives Whiteford and Slagh, Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann, the Chair of the Michigan House…
Rep. Whiteford talks about House passage Friday of auto insurance reform legislation.
Rep. Whiteford talks about passage Wednesday by the full House Appropriations Committee of the state’s $26 billion Department of Health and Human Services budget for the 2020 fiscal year. Rep. Whiteford says the measure includes important funding to combat human trafficking and assist children who have experienced trauma. The plan now goes to the…
Rep. Whiteford, who chairs the budget subcommittee that oversees the budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, talks about how the department’s $26 billion spending plan for Fiscal Year 2020 was approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday and sent to the full House.
Rep. Whiteford talks about her House Resolution declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Michigan that was approved by the House on Wednesday. A nurse, Rep. Whiteford says every family and community are touched by mental health issues. ]
Rep. Whiteford talks about House passage Tuesday of her legislation that creates a permanent, statewide mental health hotline to connect people in need with vital support services. HB 4051 now moves to the Michigan Senate.
House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Mary Whiteford looks ahead to Gov. Whitmer’s presentation of her budget proposal for the state’s 2020 Fiscal Year on Tuesday. Rep. Whiteford is the Chair of the Appropriations Health and Human Services Subcommittee and says she’s focused on an accountable and timely budget process.