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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,…

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform: An Update on the House’s landmark package

“This legislation is about doing right by individuals, law enforcement, and the trust and respect between them.” – Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary Nationwide cases have demonstrated the negative consequences in what we call “civil asset forfeiture,” a highly valuable tool by which public safety agencies repurpose money and…

House Republicans ahead of schedule: 36 percent of Action Plan complete

With one quarter of the 2015-2016 legislative session behind us, House Republicans have demonstrated a focus on Michigan by completing 36 percent of our Action Plan. Gov. Rick Snyder this week signed a balanced budget early for the fifth year in a row, and House Republicans are fulfilling their promises to Michiganders ahead of schedule, too. Shortly after…

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Get the facts: Understanding the House GOP roads plan

Michigan House Republicans believe roads should be a top priority at the state Capitol. And while it’s very easy to just say that roads should be a priority, we know that Michigan residents expect more from their elected officials. That’s why we introduced a plan last Wednesday that not only makes roads a priority, it…

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House Speaker Kevin Cotter unveils key focus points for roads

House Speaker Kevin Cotter today announced key principles he said will build a good foundation for a permanent road-funding solution. Speaker Cotter talking to WJR about the future of road funding in Michigan. Speaker Cotter on WWJ discussing what happens next to fund road repairs. Speaker Cotter appearing on the Frank Beckmann show to lay out the…

House Republicans make progress on 50 percent of Action Plan items

In only the first three months of the new legislative session, House Republicans have made progress on more than 50 percent of their Action Plan items. House Republicans have made it a priority to focus on making Michigan a better state for everyone who works and lives here. Earlier this year, we introduced our annual Action Plan…

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Top 150 Accomplishments

    House Republicans are fighting to move Michigan forward by providing consumer protection, improving education, removing regulations and providing a smaller, more efficient government. Here are the top 100 150 ways we’re accomplishing that.

Tax fairness helps Main Street job providers and businesses

The Michigan Legislature voted this week to continue Michigan’s economic recovery by passing legislation that puts local businesses on the same playing field as national online retailers. The biggest myth about Main Street Fairness legislation is that it creates a new tax. This is absolutely not true. Those of us who purchase goods online from out-of-state retailers…